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Flashback Memories 3D Review***--

Cert U | 72 mins | 2011

3 Star Documentation of a life lost. asiahouse

Director Tetsuaki Matsue (Annyong Kimchi) puts together what didgeridoo artist Goma has forgotten.

This documentary charts the career of a 20 year old didgeridoo player, using photo’s and home-made film footage as well as his live performances and his busking around the globe.

This film is for the serious percussion fans, as the entire 72mins sound track is of Goma‘s work along with his Jungle Rhythm Section, Kosaki Tsuji Percussion, Kenta Tajika Percussion and Kyoichi Shiino Drums.

fm3dgomaDirector: Tetsuaki Matsue
Producer: Junji Takane
Cinematographer/3D Effects: Tomonori Watanabe
Editor: Daisuke Imai

An unorthodox musical documentary on the didgeridoo maestro Goma, who suffers from an inability to form new memories following a traffic accident at the peak of his career. Directed by one of the most consistently interesting filmmakers on Japan’s independent scene, the film is a triumph of creative ingenuity and received the audience award at the 26th Tokyo International Film Festival.

fm3danimSeamlessly blending archive live and studio footage of Goma’s performances with his own flashbacks and animations, the film charts the musician’s rehabilitation with the aid of his wife Sumie’s diaries. With its innovative use of 3D and the delirious hypnotic throb of GOMA’s playing alongside the relentless rhythms of his three-man percussion ensemble, the Jungle Rhythm Section, Matsue’s depiction of a man frozen in the moment, with little conception of either future or past, is a truly unique sensory experience.

fm3dpaintWatch the trailer of Flashback Memories 3D here.

Adults £10.50 Asia House Members £8.50 Concessions £8

Tickets for these two films should be purchased from Rich Mix directly. To book tickets for Wonder and Flashback Memories 3D click here.

Full details of all the Asia House Film Festival films being screened at Rich Mix can be found here.

Rich Mix is situated at 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA. It is in the heart of Shoreditch and on the doorstep of Shoreditch High Street station. For details on how to get to Rich Mix click here.

These films are being screened as part of the Asia House Film Festival 2015. To read about all the films click here.

To find out more about the Asia House Film Festival 2015 click here.

28 March 2015 13:00
28 March 2015 14:30
Event Categories:
Arts & Learning, Asia House Film Festival 2015


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DirectorTetsuaki Matsue
GenreDocumentary, Music