Label: See･Saw - D25P6265 • Format: CD Compilation, Reissue • Country: Japan • Genre: Rock, Stage & Screen • Style: Soundtrack, Rock & Roll, Punk, New Wave
Released inthe film was directed by Sogo Ishii. Primarily a showcase for various specific punk rock bands of the time, such as The RoostersThe Rockersand The Stalinthe film is also purely demonstrative of the culture and attitude of the punk rock community of Japan in the mid-to-late s and the early s, and is considered a defining film of that subculture.
The plot is not very complex, as Breadfan - Metallica - .And Justice For Woodstock of the action and drama of the film relies on musical interludes, character interactions, and commentary on the class system in the film's fictional universe.
What plot there ソロー - Various - Burst City (爆裂都市) オリジナル サウンドトラック follows two different threads. In the first, residents in a dystopia future attempt to rebel against the construction of a nuclear power plant in their part of Tokyo. They race cars, party, and brawl to the music of The Rockers and The Stalin.
In the second, a small mute and his hard-core friend ride their bikes around the city hunting down the person who murdered the mute's brother. The two threads combine when the bikers meet the power plant construction workers and discover that the oppressive businessman who runs the power plant is the same man they've been searching for. The bikers, workers, and punks all band together to take on the businessman and his yakuza buddies. The "battle police" arrive, and everything erupts into violence.
Ishii created Burst City right in the middle of the punk movement in Japan, and many contemporary punk musicians took on leading acting roles in the film, as well as performing songs in the film. To give the film a fresh, revolutionary feel, Ishii experimented with a lot of different techniques. The editing style is extremely fast and chaotic, and some scenes combine a mix of undercranked shots and regular speed shots with striking results.
Musical numbers and scenes of performers getting ready ソロー - Various - Burst City (爆裂都市) オリジナル サウンドトラック are shot in a documentary style. The film was distributed by the Toei studio. The film is highly regarded among critics and audiences alike.
Its hyperkinetic, unrelentingly high energy style was wildly different from other films of the period and extremely innovative. The film is also regarded for being purely inspired from music, and the way the punk aesthetic, culture, and music exerts its influence over every element, scene, and character in the film.
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Todd Brown of ScreenAnarchy argued that "while Burst City is clearly a watershed film, it stands up better as a cultural document than as a film, Because - The Beatles - Abbey Road se,"  but Simon Abrams wrote on RogerEbert. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Discotek Media. The Midnight Eye guide to new Japanese film.
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