Japan, United States, Taiwan & Netherlands｜2016｜119 min｜Colour｜DCP
In Japanese & English with & English subtitles
Director: Daisuke Miyazaki
Sakura is a moody teenage girl who lives close to the US military base in the city of Yamato, Japan. She is struggling every day to become a rapper like the American rappers she admires but always gets a stage fright when she sang in front of an audience. One day, her mother’s American soldier boyfriend’s daughter Rei comes from California to visit. Sakura dislikes her at first but Rei is familiar with American Hip Hop music, which made them become good friends. They spend an unforgettable time at the vacant and capitalistic landscape of Yamato. One night, Sakura and Rei start a quarrel at trifles, Sakura runs away from home and is attacked by the Korean street gang she has been opposing. Accidentally, a homeless looking group helps her. Sakura finds out that they are actually a musician. She participates in the city music competition with their assistance.
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