TAMPOPO (1986)

Film details

Alternative titles

  • TAMPOLO Alternative
  • DANDELION Alternative


A truck driver and his friend take pity on a pretty widow who operates a rundown noodle shop. They undertake to teach her how to make a success of her business, and she eventually learns how to make the best noodles and how to give the best service to her customers.

Cast & Credits

Latest from the BFI

  • Latest from the BFI

    Latest news, features and opinion.

More information

Films, TV and people

  • Films, TV and people

    Film lists and highlights from BFI Player.

More information

Sight & Sound magazine

  • Sight & Sound magazine

    Reviews, interviews and features from the international film magazine.

More information

Back to the top