Sushi: The Global Catch (Usa, 2012, 75’)


Mark Hall (Usa, 2012, 75')

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A fascinating investigation into the cultural and economic impacts of this iconic cuisine. For many, sushi is the most iconic Japanese cultural export and the epitome of the country's cuisine.

And yet, with wild fish stocks coming under increasing commercial pressures, what does the future hold for your favorite sushi bar?

This documentary explores the history, future, and problems of this popular cuisine. From its humble beginnings as simple street food, sushi has exploded into an international phenomenon in just over 30 years, with restaurants cropping up in even the smallest towns worldwide.