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Tokyo Pop (1988)

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Young female rock singer is not appreciated by her band, gets postcard from Japan saying "wish you were here". Takes what little money she has including ex-boyfriend's rent money and goes ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Carrie Hamilton ...
Wendy Reed
Daiamondo Yukai ...
Hiro Yamaguchi (as Yutaka Tadokoro)
Hiroshi Kobayashi ...
Kaz
Hiroshi Sugita
Satoshi Kanai
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Toshimitsu Deyama ...
Toshi
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Yoshiki
Tomoaki Ishizuka ...
Pata
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Minoru
Hideto Matsumoto ...
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Hiroshi Mikami ...
Club Manager
Taiji Sawada ...
Taiji
Toki Shiozawa ...
Mama-san
Tetsurô Tanba ...
Mr. Dota
Taiji Tonoyama ...
Grandpa
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Young female rock singer is not appreciated by her band, gets postcard from Japan saying "wish you were here". Takes what little money she has including ex-boyfriend's rent money and goes to Tokyo. She has numereous cross-cultural adventures and ends up singing with a Japanese rock group looking for a gaijin gimmick. They get their 15 minutes of fame, and our heroine realizes that she has no future there, and will hold them back if she stays. Everyone lives happily ever after. Written by andrew mossberg <aem@symbiosis.ahp.com>

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5 November 1988 (Japan)  »

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$125,345 (USA)
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The band performing during the movie is X, which later became X Japan. See more »

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Never Forget
Written and Performed by Carrie Hamilton
Produced by Alan Brewer
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Hi Everyone!
16 November 2007 | by (Argentina) – See all my reviews

Hello! My name is Paula, I live in Argentina, and I've always had this odd fascination about this film, since I was a teenager actually, and I the last song performed by Carrie Hamilton was so enchanting! It is called "Never Forget", but I can't find it anywhere! and nobody seems to be interested in this film, or the movie soundtrack. Please contact me if you can provide me with some info. paula155@hotmail.com is my email address. I really don't get how this movie is so mysterious and has no fans clubs, forums, or things like that. It was really disappointing when I knew about Carrie's death. She was so young, and talented, her voice was an inspiration.


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