Genre: Documentary, Music. Dir: Stephen Schible. Country: Japan / USA. Some English 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 he became an iconic figure in Japan’s social movement against nuclear power. Returning to music following a cancer diagnosis, his haunting awareness of life crises leads to a resounding new masterpiece. An intimate portrait of both the artist and the man.