This documentary tells the story of a sushi chef, Ono Jiro, who is the oldest chef in the world to have three Michelin stars. Despite working into his eighties, he shows no sign of retiring any time soon.
The film is beautifully and carefully shot, which seems only right since they are filming some of the most accomplished professionals in their field. We get to see a lot of the processes involved, from choosing the fish at the market to the amount of dedication and skill to make the final dishes.
On a personal level, this film reminded me of why I like Japan. After a few months of being busy with life and other things, I've spent most of that time watching dramas where people fall in love, or die, or solve crimes: Universal stories which could be set anywhere. It feels like it's been a long time since I watched something so specific to Japan.
The downside is, watching this film will make you very hungry.