Magnolia hungry for sushi-master doc
Kevin Iwashina of Preferred Content and Tom Pellegrini produced the film, with Matthew Weaver as exec producer. Distribution deal was made by Magnolia’s Tom Quinn with Iwashina. Fortissimo Film Sales will handle the pic’s international sales. “Jiro” joins a Magnolia lineup that includes Lars Von Trier’s “Melancholia” and Andrew Rossi’s New York Times doc “Page One.”
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