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The Ramen Girl

2 Ratings: 3.0
A movie directed by Robert Allan Ackerman

An American slacker (Brittany Murphy,8 Mile;Girl, Interrupted) abandoned by her boyfriend in Tokyo finds her calling in an unlikely place: a local ramen house run by a tyrannical chef who doesn't speak of a word of English. Undaunted by the chef's … see full wiki

Genre: Comedy
MPAA Rating: PG-13
2 reviews about The Ramen Girl
review by . January 17, 2010
The late Brittany Murphy stars in the charming culture-clash romantic comedy of THE RAMEN GIRL (2008). After relocating to Japan and being dumped by her boyfriend, Abby (Murphy) drowns her sorrows at a local Ramen shop. Delighted by the traditional dish of noodles, vegetables and pork, Abby resolves to learn how to cook the meal herself...triggering an hilarious battle of wills with her reluctant "sensei" (Toshiyuki Nishida) in the process!    Beautifully filmed on location in …
review by . June 22, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
Ramen Girl follows the familiar pattern of somebody in their mid-20s who is lost in life and finds herself in a foreign country. In this case, the finding is odd. Brittany Murphy's character finds her calling in ramen. In particular, she wants to learn how to cook the perfect bowl of Ramen. She asks a Japanese chef who speaks no English to teacher her, an American who speaks no Japanese, how to make Ramen.     The movie was actually pretty funny. It includes frequent scenes of …
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