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Come Back Anytime

E

Exempt from classification

DIRECTED BY: John Daschbach

RUN TIME: 81 Minutes

GENRE: Documentary

FESTIVAL SELECTIONS: Bergen International Film Festival 2021, Denver Film Festival 2021, Devour! The Food Film Fest 2021, Doc NYC 2021, Hawaii International Film Festival 2021, Hot Docs 2021, Lunenburg Doc Fest 2021, Melbourne International Film Festival 2021, Newport Beach Film Fest 2021, Toronto Food Film Fest 2021

Self-taught ramen master Masamoto Ueda and his wife Kazuko have run their Tokyo ramen shop, Bizentei for more than 40 years. Scores of devoted customers have joined them in creating an intimate place of community. On the weekends, they venture together across the Japanese countryside, harvesting pears, bamboo shoots, and wild mountain yams.

Acknowledging that nothing lasts forever and that the master must retire someday, everyone resolves to make the best of what time remains — to truly appreciate this special place, this uniquely delicious and soul-nourishing food, and this special community of friends before it is gone forever.

“I've lived in Japan. I've written extensively on the food culture of Japan. This is probably the best movie I've ever seen on the topic." - Adam Platt, Chief Restaurant Critic, New York Magazine

"Culinary documentary filmmaking at its finest" - Concrete Playground
 

SHOWING AT THESE
NZ CINEMAS:

Cinema Kororareka, Russell - From 04 August
Matakana Cinemas, Matakana - From 04 August
Rialto Cinemas Newmarket, Auckland - From 04 August
The Vic, Auckland - From 04 August
Dome Cinema, Gisborne - From 01 September
Len Lye Centre Cinema, New Plymouth - From 04 August
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier - From 23 September
Embassy 3, Whanganui - From 04 August
Light House Cinema Cuba, Wellington - From 04 August
Light House Cinema Pauatahanui, Wellington - From 04 August
Light House Cinema Petone, Wellington - From 04 August
Penthouse Cinema and Cafe, Wellington - From 04 August
Picton Cinemas, Picton - From 04 August
The Gecko, Motueka - From 04 August
State Cinemas, Nelson - From 04 August
Lumière Cinemas, Christchurch - From 18 August
Movie Max Digital Cinemas, Timaru - From 04 August
Rialto Cinemas Dunedin, Dunedin - From 04 August