Feature Film "The Pursuit of Perfection"

  • Film

AOI Pro.'s Toshimichi Saito’s debut feature!
Co-financed and produced by AOI Pro.
The 69th San Sebastian Film Festival - the Culinary Zinema section
The 41st Hawaii International Film Festival - Eat. Drink. Film. section

Focusing on four of the leading chefs in Japan today, this documentary explores the truth behind Japan's unique and sophisticated food culture. World-renowned food experts and gastronomists also guide the audience into the further depths of the stories behind the chefs' endless pursuit.

©2021 AOI Pro./TY Limited
DirectorToshimichi Saito
Production CompanyAOI Pro. Inc.
Director of PhotographyShinnosuke Fukushima
Lighting byKeigo Suzuki
Sound MixerKosuke Yanagida
Original Score Composed byDylan Glatthorn
EditorsToshimichi Saito, Madoka Miyazaki
Executive ProducersJohn Hirai a.k.a Tokyo Rocks, Yasuhito Nakae, Tom Yoda
ProducerAkihiko Yose
ChefsTakemasa Shinohara, Natsuko Shoji, Yosuke Suga, Takaaki Sugita
Presented byAOI Pro., APPELLATION and GAGA
Length79 min / Documentary, Food
Release in JapanTBD
StaffDirector, Editor: Toshimichi Saito(AOI Pro.)
Executive Producer: Yasuhito Nakae(AOI TYO Holdings)
Producer: Akihiko Yose(AOI Pro.)