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Satori Screen: Tokyo Tribe (18) S + Introduction By Dr. Chi Yun Shin

09 Nov 2019

Directed by

Sion Sono

Tokyo Tribe

Japan’s first’s hip-hop musical/action movie hybrid! In the not too distant future, Tokyo finds itself in the grip of various street gangs, all of who have a unique style of dress and all of who fiercely protect their turf. A tentative peace has held for some time but when the Musashino Saru tribe intrude upon the Wu-Ronz’s territory all bets are off. Old rivalries will be re-awakened and loyalties be tested to the limit before the night is out.  Full of scenes you that will test your ability to believe what you are seeing, and featuring dialogue delivered almost entirely in rap Tokyo Tribe will have you dancing in your seat to its old-skool hip-hop soundtrack.

“The ideal party movie” – Slant Magazine

This screening will include an introduction by Dr. Chi-Yun Shin, Principal Lecturer In Film Studies at Sheffield Hallam University.

Part of the Japan Sings! season, running 7 - 9 November at QUAD. Buy a season pass to see all 5 films in this season at a reduced rate.

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Screening as part of BFI Musicals! The Greatest Show on Screen, a UK-wide film season supported by National Lottery, BFI Film Audience Network and ICO.