A celebrated sushi chef manages his world-famous restaurant while preparing to pass his legacy to his son

By EW Staff
Updated March 01, 2012 at 05:00 AM EST
Magnolia Pictures

Jiro Dreams of Sushi

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This documentary follows Jiro Ono, an 85-year-old world-renowned sushi chef who owns a small restaurant in a Tokyo subway station. As the first sushi chef to receive three Michelin stars, Ono’s life goal is perfecting the art of sushi. Yet like any artist, he still believes there is much left to learn. The film also focuses on Ono’s son, Yoshikazu, who will eventually take over the restaurant and feels pressured by filling his father’s shoes.

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Jiro Dreams of Sushi

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  • Movie
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mpaa
  • PG
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  • 81 minutes
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