From the production team behind the Oscar winning Searching for Sugar Man comes We Are X, a transcendent rock & roll story about X Japan, the world s biggest and most successful band you ve never heard of...yet.
Under the enigmatic direction of drummer, pianist, composer, and producer Yoshiki, X Japan has sold over 30 million singles and albums combined captivating such a wide range of admirers as Sir George Martin, KISS, Stan Lee, and even the Japanese Emperor and pioneered a spectacledriven style of visual rock, creating a oneofakind cultural phenomenon.
Chronicling the band s exhilarating, tumultuous and unimaginable history over the past three decades persevering through personal, physical and spiritual heartache the film culminates with preparations for their breathtaking reunion concert at New York s legendary Madison Square Garden. Directed by acclaimed documentarian Stephen Kijak (Stones in Exile, Scott Walker: 30 Century Man), We Are X is an astonishingly intimate portrait of a deeply haunted but truly unstoppable virtuoso and the music that has enthralled legions of the world s most devoted fans.
Actors: Yoshiki, Toshi, Pata
Directors: Stephen Kijak
Region: Region 2
Number of discs: 1
Release Date: 22 May 2017
Run Time: 95 minutes