Director: Masato KOBAYASHI
Cast: Shigetoshi Nakamura / Hiroto NAKAMURA / Kazuyuki TAKEI / David GELB
Theatrical Release in Japan: December 2021
[2021 / Color / HD / Stereo / 91 min. / Japanese with English subtitles]
Official Selection: The 23rd Jeonju International Film Festival 2022
Ramen rules the world.
"Food" is a universal topic and a concern for people. In recent years, Japanese food has become popular, and its delicacy and its aspect as a healthy food have been widely accepted throughout the world. Ramen, in particular, has gained popularity as a comfort food, and ramen shops can be found in many cities. Ramen is now a global phenomenon!
A moving human drama about genius ramen brothers
The artisans of the legendary ramen chain "AFURI" (Japan, U.S., Portugal), the popular New York restaurant "NAKAMURA," and the highly acclaimed traditional ramen restaurant "Tora Shokudo" take us on a thrilling and epic journey of their approach to ramen, their inquisitiveness, and their pursuit of unique flavors. This documentary also depicts the touching human drama between Hiroto, the CEO of "AFURI", and his younger brother Shigetoshi, the ramen master of "NAKAMURA", known as the "God of Ramen", and the Nakamura brothers. "RAMEN FEVER" will strongly grab your heart, soul, and stomach.
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