Ryuichi Sakamoto

Opus review – gorgeous document of a supreme artist

By Xuanlin Tham

Neo Sora creates a beautiful portrait of his late father, filmed just before he passed away from cancer in 2023.

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Hirokazu Koreeda: ‘Ryuichi Sakamoto and I were a good match’

By Lillian Crawford

The Japanese filmmaker reflects on the moving experience of working with composer Ryuichi Sakamoto on his final score, for his new drama Monster.

Ryuichi Sakamoto | Opus – first-look review

By Xuanlin Tham

The final performance of the late Japanese composer is captured in stunning, heart-rending detail by his son.

Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda

By Lillian Crawford

Don’t miss this sensitive and intuitive portrait of the iconic Japanese film composer.

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The best new music documentaries to look out for this year

By Patrick Gamble

Films about Betty Davis, Ryuichi Sakamoto and Milford Graves were among the highlights of the 15th edition of IndieLisboa.

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