ETA 6 September 2018 (Exclusive to GSC International Screens)
Director Koki Shigeno
Cast Shôta Iida, Kumiko Ishida, Katsuya Kobayashi, Yûki Ohnishi, Tom Takahashi, and Japan’s ‘Ramen King’ Osamu Tomita
In Ramen Heads, Osamu Tomita, Japan’s reigning king of ramen, takes us deep into his world, revealing every single step of his obsessive approach to creating the perfect soup and noodles, and his relentless search for the highest-quality ingredients.
In addition to Tomita’s story, the film also profiles five other notable ramen shops, each with its own philosophy and flavour, which exemplify various different aspects the ramen world. Mixing in a brief rundown of ramen’s historical roots, the film gives viewers an in-depth look at the culture surrounding this unique and beguiling dish.
Ramen Heads is a documentary record of 15 months in the lives of Japan’s top ramen masters and their legions of devoted fans.