director: Robert Allan Ackerman
title: The Ramen Girl (2008)
main cast: Brittany Murphy, Toshiyuki Nishida, Tammy Blanchard
remaining cast: Brittany Murphy, Toshiyuki Nishida, Soji Arai, Kimiko Yo, Daniel Evans, Renji Ishibashi, Gabriel Mann, Tammy Blanchard, Daigo Tanji, Thane Camus, Hako Ueno, Masayuki Maekawa, Yûya Ogawa, Tomoyuki Kuramoto, Yuta
plot summary: An American woman is stranded in Tokyo after breaking up with her boyfriend. Searching for direction in life, she trains to be a râmen chef under a tyrannical Japanese master.
company: Image Entertainment