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

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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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Romanthony ...
Octave (voice)
Thomas Bangalter ...
Shep (singing voice)


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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Interstella 5555  »

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References 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) See more »


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Vocals performed by Romanthony
(Thomas Bangalter (as T. Bangalter), Guy-Manuel De Homem-Christo (as G-M de Homem-Christo), Romanthony (as A. Moore))
Produced by Daft Punk & Romanthony
Courtesy of Labels/Virgin France
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This is a true masterpiece!
5 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am a big Daft Punk fan. Actually, a huge one. I play the Discovery album on a loop, all day, quite regularly. So when my friend first informed me about this movie, I was ecstatic. I immediately borrowed it, and the magic began.

It tells a fairly simple and predictable story. But when you watch it, you won't care. The music and art are expressive and captivating. They alone carry the film, as there is no dialog anywhere to be found. You will never miss the dialog, I can promise you. Instead, you will be dancing, then on the edge of your seat. You'll laugh, you may cry. But you will be left stunned.

A tip: watch the 'extras'. Many amusing scenes are merely random bystanders doing silly things.

Though on the surface, this is nothing but a long music video, in truth, it is an epic musical journey.

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