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Documentary - Completed 2009

The interesting portraits of two persons:one is the king of subculture and another is the queen of 'shopholic', both straight from Japan now. Both are 60 minutes long portraits of Saekingdom and Utakata.

    • Year of production
    • 2009
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • JAPAN
    • Languages
    • Budget
    • 0.3 - 0.6 M$
    • Duration
    • 120 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Bun NAKATA
    • Producer(s)
    • Bun NAKATA
    • Synopsis
    • Saekingdom portrays Kenzo SAEKI who is a musician, lyricist, essayist, producer, dentist… Kenzo Saeki has many faces, but he is above all an artist who has survived by refining the world of the “Otaku” (fanboy culture) and raising it to a higher level. For this he is known as a charismatic leader in the subculture world. The strength of this techno-boy, who seemed so transient at first, may show us the way to survive our difficult modern times.
      Utakata documents a woman named Usagi Nakamura, who is the writer, outspoken feminist and a 'shopholic'. She has a lot to say about the state of women in Japan including herself.