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    Unique ID Code: 0000203155
    Added by: Jitendar Canth
    Added on: 8/2/2020 16:36
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    The Legend Of The Stardust Brothers

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    A cult classic, hidden for over thirty years!
    Certificate: 15
    Running Time: 101 mins
    Retail Price: £24.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    In 1985, Macoto Tezka (son of the great manga artist Osamu Tezuka) met musician and TV personality Haruo Chicada who had made a soundtrack to a movie which didn’t actually exist: The Legend of the Stardust Brothers.

    At the time Macoto was just 22 years old, a film-student with many short experimental films under his belt, but yet to make a feature-debut and of course had the pressure of the TEZUKA name. With Chicada as producer, Tezka then adapted this “fake sountrack” into the real movie story of “The Stardust Brothers”.

    With inspiration from “Phantom of the Paradise” and “Rocky Horror Picture Show”, Tezuka assembled a cast of some of Japan’s most famous musicians of the time, including such greats as Kiyohiko Ozaki, ISSAY, Sunplaza Nakano and Hiroshi Takano, alongside many famous names in Manga such as Monkey Punch (Lupin the 3rd), Shinji Nagashima (Hanaichi Monme), Yosuke Takahashi (Mugen Shinsi) and even many upcoming film directors of the time such as Kiyoshi Kurosawa (Tokyo Sonata) and Daihachi Yoshida (The Kirishima Thing).

    The resulting film “The Legend of the Stardust Brothers” is the exact definition of a cult film. Despite the huge array of talent on board with a large budget, the film is totally unknown even to this day in both Japan and worldwide. More than 30 years since its release, The Stardust Brothers will finally make itself known worldwide with a new master and a brand new Director’s Cut!

    Special Features:
    New interview with director Macoto Tezka
    Making Of from the film s original release
    Soundtrack CD

    Video Tracks:
    4:3 pillarboxed 1080p

    Audio Tracks:
    DTS-HD MA 2.0 Japanese

    Subtitle Tracks:

    Directed By:
    Macoto Tezuka

    Written By:

    Shingo Kubota
    Kan Takagi
    Kyôko Togawa
    Kiyohiko Ozaki

    Director of Photography:
    Eiichi Ôsawa

    Mari Kishi
    Macoto Tezuka

    Katsunori Haruta
    Takashige Ichise
    Katsuichi Takagi

    Executive Producer:
    Haruo Chikada

    Third Window Films

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