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ARAKI-Sakae no uta ga kikoeru

荒木栄の歌が聞こえる

2008

ARAKI-Sakae no uta ga kikoeru

Release Date : March, 21st, 2009
Running Time : 95 min
Genre : Historical , Documentary

Color : Color
Screening Format : DVCAM
Screen Size : HD (16:9)
Sound Processing : Dolby Stereo

[ Directed by ] MINATO Kenjiro

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

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ART HILLS

[ Story ]

This documentary that traces the footprints of singer-songwriter Araki Sakae, who participated in the Mitsui Miike Dispute, a large-scale strike in 1960 that had a major influence on postwar Japan. Sakae left behind a large number of worker songs. The director Minato Kenjiro also grew up near to the Miike mine. A singer, hizuki, who lives in Kobe, visits Omuta City in Fukuoka Prefecture where the dispute took place. She talks to a number of people whose lives were touched by Araki Sakae, such as his work colleagues, other composers, and Okinawa folk singers. Takaishi Tomoya, a leading figure in the Japanese folk world, provides some unexpected comments.

[ Official Site ]

http://www.arakisakae.com/

[ Contact (International) ]

ART HILLS INC Produce section
5F Chateau Momoyama Bldg., 47-3 Iga-higashi-machi, Momoyama-Tsutsui, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto 612-0072
Rep: FUJITA Yuji
Attn: FUJITA Yuji
tel: +81-75-603-3244
fax: +81-75-603-3229
E-mail: fujita@arthills.jp
http://www.arthills.jp