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Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda

"A portrait of an artist that's nearly as powerful and necessary as the artist himself." - IndieWire

27 September 2018 27 October 2018

Japanese/English with English/Thai subtitles




One of the most important artists of our era, Ryuichi Sakamoto has had a prolific career spanning over four decades. From techno-pop stardom to Oscar-winning film composer, the evolution of his music has coincided with his life journeys. Following Fukushima, Sakamoto became an iconic figure in Japan's social movement against nuclear power. As Sakamoto returns to music following a cancer diagnosis, his haunting awareness of life crises leads to a resounding new masterpiece. RYUICHI SAKAMOTO: CODA is an intimate portrait of both the artist and the man.

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About the film

Director: Stephen Nomura Schible
Country: Japan/USA
Year: 2017
Duration: 101 mins

Short Film

Summer FM
Courtesy of Kitsch Cat music label
Directed by Paphawee J.
Courtesy of Unboxnow.tv production
Mixdown & sound design by Sky Tone Music Production