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      East Side Sushi

      PG Released Sep 18, 2015 1h 30m Comedy Drama TRAILER for East Side Sushi: Trailer 1 List East Side Sushi: Trailer 1 East Side Sushi: Trailer 1 1:55 View more videos
      95% Tomatometer 20 Reviews 83% Audience Score 500+ Ratings A Latina woman (Diana Elizabeth Torres) aspires to become a sushi chef while working in a Japanese restaurant. Read More Read Less Watch on Fandango at Home Buy Now

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      Soren Andersen Seattle Times "East Side Sushi" is a charming little picture. Rated: 3/4 Nov 12, 2015 Full Review Jen Chaney Washington Post Lucero compensates for ... missteps with subtly persuasive visual choices and narrative restraint. Rated: 3/4 Nov 12, 2015 Full Review Serena Donadoni Village Voice East Side Sushi captures the grind and pleasure of the food industry as Juana shifts from numbing routine to a challenging cuisine. Sep 25, 2015 Full Review Aaron Pinkston Battleship Pretension East Side Sushi is a warm story about cultural identity and really good food. Mar 20, 2020 Full Review Katie Hogan VultureHound This is a delightful light drama about how everyone deserves an opportunity no matter who they are or where they are from. Feb 4, 2020 Full Review Dennis Schwartz Dennis Schwartz Movie Reviews Digestible cross-cultural food film. Rated: B- Sep 26, 2017 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Moody C I was lucky to catch this gem as a late night movie on TV. The feeling I got after watching it was the same when I saw CODA. Unfortunately, this movie probably did not have same budget or major company backing it so never got the recognition it truly deserves. It's a really beautiful movie with a very moving performance by main actress. I honestly always wonder why I never saw a female sushi chef myself. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 08/28/23 Full Review David M Beautiful bicultural movie that shows a lot of current issues going on today, all wrapped up in a cute movie. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 12/10/22 Full Review Audience Member LOL, the funniest 1.5 hours ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/11/23 Full Review Audience Member If you want a light hearted movie that passes time, this is a good movie. My greatest concern of the movie is that I don't know whether it promotes woman's right and racial integration, or it insults the Japanese culture. While it usually takes years of training for one to become a sushi chef, this talented young girl from a totally different cultural background did it in matters of months. It discounts the professionalism of the sushi chefs, as well as the influence of cultural background to a cuisine. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 02/05/23 Full Review Audience Member A heartwarming story about hard work and following your dreams. It also covers racial identity, sexism, and, of course, food. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 03/20/21 Full Review Audience Member I saw this movie before it's last day on Netflix. I wish I had watched it earlier because it's so good. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 02/10/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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      Synopsis A Latina woman (Diana Elizabeth Torres) aspires to become a sushi chef while working in a Japanese restaurant.
      Director
      Anthony Lucero
      Producer
      Julie Rubio
      Screenwriter
      Anthony Lucero
      Production Co
      Blue Sun Pictures
      Rating
      PG (Suggestive Content|Mild Language|Brief Violence)
      Genre
      Comedy, Drama
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Theaters)
      Sep 18, 2015, Limited
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Oct 1, 2016
      Runtime
      1h 30m
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