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Tsukiji Wonderland (2016)

 

In Tokyo, Japan, the Tsukiji Fish Market is a massive complex where a wide variety of fish products are brokered. The Market employs over 12,000 workers, and about 30,000 customers conduct business there daily. The Market provides fish for Japanese restaurants and consumers, but also sends exotic product throughout the world. The documentary focuses upon the Japanese wholesalers who become fish experts, and devote their life to finding the best, most-desirable fish for their finicky customers.

 

This is the most impressive fish market in the world. When I was living/working in Japan, I made several trips there and every was a great experience.

I was able to buy tuna cheeks, as big as a rib eye steak! tender, tasty, fantastic!!!

 

The copy I have is mostly in Japanese so you might want to look around and find one in English or with subtitles.

 

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Hatari! (1962) - made when I was 3, this is a surprisingly accessible John Wayne film, a RomCom before the term was invented.

 

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John Wayne, Hardy Krüger, Elsa Martinelli, Red Buttons, Gérard Blain, Bruce Cabot, Michèle Girardon, Valentin de Vargas, Luis Francisco, Eduard Franz.

 

Well worth a watch

 

Elsa Martinelli, !!!

 

 

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Wonder if they will go on to do the others.

 

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