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Rinco's Restaurant (2009)

Shokudo katatsumuri (original title)
After a bad breakup, a young woman returns to her hometown and opens a menuless restaurant.

Director:

Mai Tominaga

Writers:

Ito Ogawa (based on the novel by), Hiroko Takai
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Credited cast:
Leon Shibli Ahmad Leon Shibli Ahmad ... Indian Boyfriend
Kyôko Enami Kyôko Enami
Hikari Mitsushima
Tomokazu Miura
Aiko Nakajima Aiko Nakajima
Ko Shibasaki ... (as Kô Shibasaki)
Mirai Shida
Miori Takimoto Miori Takimoto
Tetsuji Tanaka Tetsuji Tanaka
Brother Tom Brother Tom
Kimiko Yo
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After a bad breakup, a young woman returns to her hometown and opens a menuless restaurant.

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A beautiful, dreamy & very funny film that will touch your heart
23 December 2010 | by ChickensmokeSee all my reviews

I adore the Japanese sense of humour, this film captures it & translates it for all audiences. It is so lovely to watch, beginning at a slow, quiet pace, you may even want to switch off in the first 15mins but stick with it because this film unfolds to tell a simple & uplifting story that will pull at your heart strings but at the same time, amuse you . Set in the Japanese countryside a young girl is desperate to get away from her mother. She moves out, learns to cook & saves up enough money to open a restaurant until her boyfriend decides to steal it all from her. Penniless, Rinco is forced to return home but finds that she can achieve her dreams on her mothers doorstep & this wonderful tale unfolds.This made me laugh out loud & then bought tears to my eyes on a flight back from New York & I cant wait to see it again. This is also a must see for all pig fans out there.


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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

6 February 2010 (Japan) See more »

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$1,563,234
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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