Extra J-Food Film Screening of A Tale of Samurai Cooking at Rich Mix on August 26th

Prepare Yourself for Another Helping of Samurai Cooking! The Japan Foundation in London recently ran two events dedicated to Japanese food and they proved to be super popular. Well, good news! The organisers have announced that there will be one more free film screening of A Tale of Samurai Cooking – A True Love Story due to the insatiable appetites of J-film fans. It will take place at the Rich Mix cinema on August 26th at 12:00. Tickets were quickly snapped up for the film’s first showing so you had better book now to avoid disappointment!

A Tale of Samurai Cooking Extra Screening



Tale of Samurai Cooking – A True Love Story  A Tale of Samurai Cooking Film Poster

武士の献立 「Bushi no Kondate

Running Time: 121 mins.

Director: Yuzo Asahara

Writer: Michio Kashiwada, Yukiko Yamamuro, Yuzo Asahara,

Starring: Kengo Kora, Aya Ueto, Kimiko Yo, Toshiyuki Nishida

Website    IMDB

This is a historical film set during the Edo period and starring popular talent Aya Ueto. She stars alongside Kengo Kora (The Drudgery TrainA Story of Yonosuke).

Synopsis: Great cook Haru marries into a family of legendary “Kitchen Samurai”, who have served the lords of Kaga for many generations with their wonderful cuisine. While her new husband and successor to the family is a master of the sword, his kitchen-knife skills leave a lot to be desired. Haru vows to make her husband a superb samurai chef and starts to teach him the art of cuisine. A period drama based on a true story.

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