About this film

Self-taught ramen master Masamoto Ueda and his wife Kazuko have run their Tokyo ramen shop, Bizentei, for more than 40 years. Together with their customers, they have created a welcoming place of community. On the weekends, they venture together across the Japanese countryside, harvesting pears, bamboo shoots and wild mountain yams. An intimate portrait of Japan’s culture of food, community, and work, “Come Back Anytime” features gorgeous scenery, mouth-watering dishes and a delightful cast of regular customers. It’s a heartwarming reminder of life’s simplest pleasures: a delicious meal, relaxed conversations with friends, and a special place to call one’s own. Michigan premiere.  

This film is being presented as part of the “4 Nights. 4 Films. 4 Chefs” series in partnership with Frame in Hazel Park. The screening will be paired with a dinner by Chef Mike Ransom of Ima, who will present an Izakaya-style menu influenced by the flavors of spring and the film. May 1. Full menu and more details at https://www.framehazelpark.com 

AFTER THE FILM: This event is being presented as part of the “4 Nights. 4 Films. 4 Chefs” series at Frame. The screening will be paired with a dinner by Chef Mike Ransom of Ima, who will present an Izakaya-style menu influenced by the flavors of spring and the film. Full menu details and tickets at www.framehazelpark.com.

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WHEN

Sunday, May 1, 2022
4:00 p.m.

WHERE

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FILM CREDITS

Director:
John Daschbach
 

Cinematographer:
John Daschbach
 

Editor:
John Daschbach
 

Composer:
Michael Shaeib
 

Producer:
Wataru Yamamoto
 

Country of Origin:
Japan
 

Year:
2021
 

Running time:
1 hour, 21 minutes
 

In Japanese with English subtitles 

Film website

Festival highlights:
Devour! The Food Film Fest, DOC NYC, Hot Docs, Melbourne International Film Festival 

Awards:
Best Feature Documentary, Devour! The Food Film Fest