Global pioneer of electronic music, Oscar-winning composer and gifted pianist, Ryuichi Sakamoto's 2017 album 'async' was his first recording since his cancer diagnosis in 2014. The release sparked a new epoch in the artists' 40-year career, which has traversed pop, classical, ambient and film soundtracks.
This insightful documentary starts in the present and shifts through the many milestones of Sakamoto’s career in music, tracking his extraordinary creative process alongside his impact on social change.
★★★★ "Fascinating viewing, and even more beautiful listening" - Lillian Crawford, Little White Lies
★★★★★ "One of the great documentaries about the creative process" - Robbie Collin, The Telegraph