Ryuichi Sakamoto: CODA

(Stephen Schible, 2017, South Korea, 100 min.)

The film is a documentary about musician Ryuichi Sakamoto, an Oscar-winning film composer and musician best known in the US for his work in The Last Emperor, The Revenant, and Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence, as well as for his non-film work both solo and with Yellow Magic Orchestra. It follows Sakamoto at work while also battling a stage 3 cancer diagnosis. It's an interesting film that's way more than just a doc about an artist, and I think it does a really great job using the medium to deliver its emotional payload (especially with its sound design). 

In Japanese with English subtitles.

Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 7:30pm

Winifred Moore Auditorium
470 E. Lockwood Ave., St. Louis, MO 63119

Event Type

Art & Performances, Film Series


Divisions, School of Communications



Webster University Film Series
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