Biographical Documentary

SUKITA / The Shoot Must Go On (SUKITA 刻まれたアーティストたちの一瞬)

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© 2018 “SUKITA” Partners

The one person David Bowie welcomed into his life with a camera

Screens in Sydney and Melbourne.

“This is a committed artist, a brilliant artist, I would call him a master.” – David Bowie

Masayoshi Sukita has photographed some of the most iconic personalities in music and film, including those of David Bowie, Janis Joplin, and Shuji Terayama. His relationship with David Bowie, in particular, led to more than 40 years of collaboration with the legendary musician.

Growing up as a quiet and observant child, Sukita went to photography school in Osaka before heading to work in fashion and commercial photography in Tokyo at a time when pop art was taking over the world. Travelling to London on a personal mission to shoot photographs of T-REX (Marc Bolan), a chance encounter with an unusual concert poster led him to a David Bowie performance, back when Bowie was just on the rise.

Sukita has since photographed iconic rock musicians and concerts, moving between Japan, London and New York. But who is this quiet man behind the lens and how did he manage to capture photographs that have come to define pop culture throughout the decades?

Get to know the man behind the lens as he travels from England to his hometown of Fukuoka, and through interviews with his fans and collaborators, including Jim Jarmusch, Miyavi, Ryuichi Sakamoto and Hirokazu Kore-eda.

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A delightful documentary filled with rock history and overflowing with passion from Sukita himself. We’ve never seen such a star-studded cast of interviewees who have collaborated with Sukita and remain fans of the photographer. If you like Bowie, music, photography or all of those combined then this doco is for you.

Year: 2018

Length: 115

Format: DCP colour

Classification rating: All

Language: In English and Japanese with English subtitles.

Genre: Biographical Documentary

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Date Time Location City Special Events
Concluded - Event Cinemas George Street -Popular sydney
Concluded - ACMI - melbourne

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Cast & Crew

Director
Hiromi Aihara/
Producer
Hiromi Aihara/
Akihisa Sukita/
Cast
Masayoshi Sukita/
Chris Thomas/
Jim Jarmusch/
Sir Paul Smith/
Haruomi Hosono/
Ryuichi Sakamoto/
Yukihiro Takahashi/
Hirokazu Kore-eda/
Tomoyasu Hotei/
Masatoshi Nagase/
MIYAVI/
Lily Franky/