We Are X
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 worlds biggest and most successful band youve 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 combinedcaptivating such a wide range of admirers as Sir George Martin, KISS, Stan Lee, and even the Japanese Emperorand pioneered a spectacle-driven style of visual rock, creating a one-of-a-kind cultural phenomenon.
Chronicling the bands exhilarating, tumultuous and unimaginable history over the past three decadespersevering through personal, physical and spiritual heartachethe film culminates with preparations for their breathtaking reunion concert at New Yorks 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 hauntedbut truly unstoppablevirtuoso and the music that has enthralled legions of the worlds most devoted fans.
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