The Birth of Saké
|The Birth of Saké|
|Directed by||Erik Shirai|
|Produced by||Masako Tsumura|
|Music by||Ken Kaizu|
The Birth of Saké is a 2015 documentary film about the Tedorigawa Brewery, a 144-year old sake brewery in Ishikawa Prefecture. The Birth of Saké documents the painstaking process of traditional, craft saké brewing that lasts throughout the winter.
Directed by Erik Shirai, a cinematographer for No Reservations, the film premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, and also went on to win Best Documentary at the Bend Film Festival, Palm Springs International Film Festival, and the Ashland Film Festival.
- Daniel M. Gold (March 17, 2016). "Review: In The Birth of Sake, a Brew Made With Pride and Lots of Patience". The New York Times.
- David Noh (Mar 19, 2016). "Film Review: The Birth of Saké". Film Journal International.
- Justin Chang. "Tribeca Film Review: 'The Birth of Sake'". Variety.
- "'The Birth of Saké': Documentary Lifts Curtain of 2,000-Year-Old Tradition". NBC News. Retrieved 2016-04-13.
- "Awards", birthofsake.com
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