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Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem (2003)

Not Rated | | Animation, Action, Adventure | 28 May 2003 (France)
A continuation of the story told in the Daft Punk music videos "One More Time," "Aerodynamic," "Digital Love," and "Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger."

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Octave (singing voice)
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Shep (singing voice)
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An unscrupulous music executive and his flunky kidnap an alien, blue-skinned techno band, rob them of their identities, pass them off as human, and foist them on an unsuspecting public on Earth. After their arrival and their impact on the human population, the members of the band try to piece back their identities, escape from the clutches of the evil music executive, and return to their own world. Written by Anonymous

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One More Time


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The names of the characters can be found in the extras on the DVD. The band member's names are Octave (keyboard), Stella (the female bass player), Arpegius (the blond guitar player), and Baryl (drums). The hero that comes to the band's rescue is named Shep. The villain is named The Earl of Darkwood. See more »

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High Life
Written and Performed by Daft Punk
(Thomas Bangalter (as T. Bangalter), Guy-Manuel De Homem-Christo (as G-M de Homem-Christo))
Courtesy of Labels/Virgin France
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The Ultimate House/Anime Music Video
2 December 2003 | by (Bel Air, Maryland) – See all my reviews

From the time that I saw the music videos for "One More Time", "Aerodynamic", "Digital Love, and "Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger" I fell in love with the story that unfolded in each video and I wanted to know more. After Listening to the cd that the videos where from "Daft Punk's Discovery" I could only imagine what the rest of the stories would be.

After buying the dvd and finally seeing the entire story unfold in each song, I was impressed by the talent and skills that Daft Punk and Leji Matsumoto brought to the project.

The movie's design is a nod to Leji's designs in Captain Harlock & Galaxy Express 999. It's a refreshing change to go retro in anime in see that a story can be told in a simplistic way without the current CG japanese animation.

I highly recommend that if you love anime, Techno, Daft Punk, or just a good movie see Interstella 5555


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