Mother, I’ve Pretty Much Forgotten Your Face

お母さんいい加減あなたの顔は忘れてしまいました • Okaasan, iikagen anata no kao wo wasurete shimaimashita
by Michirō Endō
2015 • 104 min • OmeU • ARTicle Films

with Michirō Endō, Azumi, Chie Endō

“Why continue singing? Why continue travelling? Be sure to watch! There is no end to this journey.”
In the 80s, Michiro Endo founded "The Stalin", a pioneering punk band in Japan. On his 60th birthday in 2011, he and his band had a reunion tour throughout the whole of Japan, meanwhile his hometown Fukushima is destroyed by the violence of nature. In this Documentary Endo deals with his life issues: being a musician, confronting his family, and dealing age and eventual death.

Text: Katja Welser

European Premiere
► 3001 Kino • Freitag, 2.6.2017 • 20:00 Uhr


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