Mr. Jimmy (2019)

A Japanese guitarist dedicates his life to honoring rock musician Jimmy Page, recreating vintage Zeppelin concerts note-for-note in small Tokyo clubs.


Peter Michael Dowd




Cast overview, first billed only:
Akio Sakurai Akio Sakurai ... Himself
Rie Nakahara Rie Nakahara ... Herself
Toshio Suzuki Toshio Suzuki ... Himself
Kiyomi Osawa Kiyomi Osawa ... Herself
Junko Sakurai Junko Sakurai ... Herself
Shinji Kishimoto Shinji Kishimoto ... Himself
Atsushi Iwasaki Atsushi Iwasaki ... Himself
Naoki Washida Naoki Washida ... Himself
Makoto Fukano Makoto Fukano ... Himself
Kiyotaka Yokoseki Kiyotaka Yokoseki ... Himself
David Swan Montgomery David Swan Montgomery ... Himself
Jim Wooten Jim Wooten ... Himself
Jim Kersey Jim Kersey ... Himself
Derek Smith Derek Smith ... Himself
Sam Okamoto Sam Okamoto ... Himself


In snowbound Tokamachi, Japan, teenaged Akio Sakurai took refuge in his room, escaping to another world with a pair of headphones and a pile of Led Zeppelin records. Moving to Tokyo, Akio worked as a kimono salesman by day, but by night became "Mr. Jimmy," adopting the guitar chops and persona of Jimmy Page. For 35 years, Akio recreated vintage Zeppelin concerts note-for-note in small Tokyo clubs, until the "real" Jimmy Page stopped by one night, and Akio's life changed forever. Inspired by Mr. Page's ovation, Akio quits his "salary man" job, leaving behind his family to move to Los Angeles and join "Led Zepagain." Soon cultures clash, and Akio's idyllic vision of America meets with reality.

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USA | Japan


English | Japanese

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March 2019 (USA) See more »

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