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Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Season 15 Episode 6 | 1h 22m 11s

Jiro Dreams of Sushi is the story of 85-year-old Jiro Ono, owner and meticulous chef of a tiny Tokyo sushi restaurant. Despite humble appearances, it’s the first of its kind to be awarded a prestigious three-star Michelin review, and sushi lovers around the world call months in advance for a reservation. The film is an elegant meditation on work, family, and the art of perfection.

Aired: 12/24/13

Expired: 03/19/17

Rating: TV-PG

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