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Title Tokyo idols [videorecording] / Brakeless and EyeSteelFilm present a film by Kyoko Miyake ; produced by Felix Matschke, Kyoko Miyake & Bob Moore ; written and directed by Kyoko Miyake.

Publication Info. Brooklyn, NY : KimStim, Inc., [2017]


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 GDL Brand Library DVD    Q JAPAN TI M53DVD    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Brand Library DVD.
Description 1 videodisc (88 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Japanese dialogue with English subtitles.
Performer Featuring Rio Hiiragi, Koji Yoshida, The Rio Rio Brothers, Koichiro Mitsui.
Credits Director of photography, Van Royko ; editor, Anna Price ; original music, David Drury.
Note "A United Kingdom-Canada co-production"--Credits.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary Documentary getting at the heart of a cultural phenomenon driven by an obsession with young female sexuality and internet popularity. With a provocative look into the Japanese pop music industry and its focus on traditional beauty ideals, filmmaker Kyoko Miyake confronts the nature of gender power dynamics at work.
Note Includes trailer.
Subject Girl groups (Musical groups) -- Japan -- Tokyo.
Popular music fans -- Japan -- Tokyo.
Popular music -- Japan -- Tokyo -- 2011-2020 -- History and criticism.
Popular culture -- Japan -- Tokyo -- History -- 21st century.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Added Author Miyake, Kyoko, screenwriter, film director, film producer.
Matschke, Felix, 1976- film producer.
Moore, Bob (Film producer), film producer.
Hiragi, Rio, 1994, on-screen participant.
Brakeless Limited, production company.
Eyesteelfilm (Firm), production company.
KimStim, Inc, film distributor.
Standard No. 698452213538
Music No. 2135 KimStim, Inc.

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