THE BIRTH OF SAKE

By Erik SHIRAI

THE FILM SALES COMPANY - as SALES All rights, World / DISTR Theatrical, VOD, USA

Documentary - Completed 2015

A documentary film profiling the workers and production seasons at Yoshida Shuzo, a fifth generation, family owned sake brewery located in Hakusan, Ishikawa Prefecture. Yoshida Shuzo has been crafting a range of acclaimed sakes under the Tedorigawa Label since 1870.

Festivals
& Awards

San Sebastian FF 2015
Culinary Zinema
Tribeca 2015
World Documentary Competition
Palm Spring IFF 2016
The John Schlesinger Award
    • Year of production
    • 2015
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • USA, JAPAN
    • Languages
    • JAPANESE
    • Duration
    • 91 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Erik SHIRAI
    • Producer(s)
    • Masako TSUMURA
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