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Wa-shoku: Beyond Sushi (2015)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $8,570Details
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Beginning with sushi, Japanese cuisine is familiar all over the world today. At Japanese restaurants, you can see people, regardless of their ethnicity, enjoying this food culture. There is a passionate story behind the men who dedicated their lives to spreading Japan’s traditional cultural cuisine making Wa-shoku (Japanese Food) recognized throughout the world today. This feature documentary film shows the past and the future of Wa-Shoku that these men and women created and how they maintained the essential traditional qualities of Japanese food.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 14,401-14,500) 14,441 $8,570
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 20,001-20,100) 20,053 $8,570

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 10th, 2015 (Limited)
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 107 minutes
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Keywords: Japan, Food, Gastronomy
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: United Television Broadcasting, Film Voice Inc.
Production Countries: Japan,
United States


Helen Ota    Narrator


Noritoshi Kanai    Himself
Katsuya Uechi    Himself
Tyson Cole    Himself
David Bouley    Himself
Atsuko Kohata    Herself
Nobu Matsuhisa    Himself
Keizo Shimamoto    Himself
Isao Hatano    Himself
Tomomi Inada    Herself

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Production and Technical Credits

Junichi Suzuki    Screenwriter
Shunsuke Akabane    Producer
Ann Haneda    Producer
Jun Kageyama    Producer
Hisatake Shibuya    Executive Producer
Ryuichi Suzuki    Executive Producer
Toru Mihara    Editor
Akihiko Matsumoto    Composer
Masashi Kobuchi    Director of Photography

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