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RYUICHI SAKAMOTO: CODA

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Directed by Stephen Nomura Schible
United States, Japan, 2017
Documentary, Music
      Japanese
      English, French
      GENERAL

Synopsis

One of the most important artists of our era, Ryuichi Sakamoto’s career spans from techno-pop stardom to Oscar-winning composer and anti-nuclear activist. This intimate portrait explores Sakamoto’s return to music following a cancer diagnosis, leading to the creation of a haunting new masterpiece.

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Stephen Nomura Schible’s wonderful feature debut is a revelatory exploration of Ryuichi Sakamoto, his work, environmentalism, and the incredible album async. This lovely and graceful exploration offers a rare glimpse into the artistic process of the renowned musician.

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Synopsis

One of the most important artists of our era, Ryuichi Sakamoto’s career spans from techno-pop stardom to Oscar-winning composer and anti-nuclear activist. This intimate portrait explores Sakamoto’s return to music following a cancer diagnosis, leading to the creation of a haunting new masterpiece.

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Ryuichi Sakamoto: CodaDirected byStephen Nomura Schible
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Awards & Festivals

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Venice Film Festival
2017

Articles from the Notebook

image of the Notebook Soundtrack Mix #8: Universal Meditations  — The Film Music of Ryuichi Sakamoto
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