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Aro Favourite Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda


Japan 2017, 100 minutes
Dir. Stephen Schible
Rating: [PG]
Genres: Documentary, Music


Aroview: Beautiful portrait of revered Japanese composer and musician Ryuichi Sakamoto, that captures the unique compositional process of a new work he developed after being diagnosed with throat cancer in 2014.

Through his early career in electronic music group Yellow Magic Orchestra through to his best known scores for "The Last Emperor" and "Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence", this documentary tour reflects his music as gratifyingly thoughtful, minimalist and meditative in fine Japanese tradition.

NZ International Film Festival 2018

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  • aspect ratio: 16:9

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