Tokyo proposes several different levels of reality. You can find anything you can imagine there and at the same time get a new surprise at every corner. I chose to portray this amazing city through rock 'n roll music. The Japanese love and understand rock, a kind of music and a way of life they discovered during the American occupation, after World War II. Even if Japanese society still preaches uniformity and order, there is an important underground world, where people live more freely. This is the Tokyo I show in my movie. We follow 4 rock bands : Guitar Wolf, 3 good looking guys wearing black leather and sunglasses, a singer/guitar player with a devilish presence, a garage rock that is among the most intense and loudest ever heard and surprisingly- a contract with a big record company ; The 5678s, rock-a-billy queens with a wild 50s elegance who conquered the world with a memorable scene in Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill ; the Jet Boys, led by an extreme, crazy, border-less and ... Written by
Japanese underground rock culture !
9 February 2007 (USA)
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(Western Electric Sound System)
Aspect Ratio: 1.33 : 1
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