Japanese food films
Wed Oct 18 17:57:19 EDT 2006
As a kind of counter-positive to "Tampopo," there is "Fire on the
Plains," and central to "Seven Samurai" is rice (as well as rice and
the other grain--sorghum? barely?) All these are about getting food,
rather than eating it. Maybe more relevant: isn't there a big food
fight in "The Family Game"?
On Oct 18, 2006, at 3:02 PM, Jesse Kalin wrote:
> Any version of "Ballad of Narayama;" Kurosawa's "Dodes'kaden" has
> as one of its several stories the father and boy living in the VW
> who must scrouge for food every die; the boy dies of food
> poisoning. Does tea count as food?
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