A touching documentary about the singular career of Hisao Shinagawa, a Japanese street musician who has refused to give up on his elusive dream of success and stardom, regardless of personal cost and the solitary reality of his life.
Andrew Garfield, Mahershala Ali, Ruth Negga, and five others received their first-ever acting nominations for 2017. While these actors are new to the Academy Awards, you may recognize them from their earlier work.
By turns engaging and bittersweet, filmmaker Peter I. Chang's 2006 documentary chronicles the life and career of Hisao Shinagawa, a 60-year-old singer-songwriter who's never given up his wistful aspirations of success in the music business. Despite living on the edge of poverty, Shinagawa--the self-styled "Japanese Bob Dylan"--continues to look for an audience among those who stroll the streets of Los Angeles. Written by