Jirō Dreams of Sushi | Jirō wa sushi no yume wo miru
directed by: David Gelb | 2008 | 81 min
"What I am dreaming about during the night? That I am making sushi - and how to make them better. My sushi have been born in my dreams" says 85 years old culinary guru ONO Jirō at the beginning of the documentary shot by an American director David Gelb. Jirō is not only a sushi master decorated several times with three Michelin stars - he is a kind of a concert master as well. Through his hands a visual and taste concert is born, as well as are the virtuosi musicians. And the whole Gelb's document is set as a fascinating concerto grosso. And as a ballet as well, as every movement is precise, beautiful, carried by the rhythm and melody of the ever-present music.