Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda

Year: 2017
Country: Japan, USA
Director: Stephen Nomura Schible
Genre: documentary
Runtime: 100 min.
Age: 16+

A portrait of genius music composer Ryuichi Sakamoto

From techno-pop stardom to Oscar-winning film composer, the evolution of Ryuichi Sakamoto's 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.

Awards & Festivals:

Venice Film Festival – World Premiere
Berlin Film Festival – participation
Tribeca Film Festival – participation
Seattle International Film Festival – participation
Tokyo International Film Festival – participation

Available online

Language: Japanese, English; Russian, Ukrainian subtitles