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The Rocking Horsemen

Seishun dendekedekedeke

Directed by Nobuhiko Obayashi
Japan, 1992
Comedy, Musical


It is 1965. High-school student Takeyoshi Fujiwara (Yasufumi Hayashi) hears “Pipeline” by the Ventures, and is mesmerized by their unique sound. With three friends, he forms a band called “The Rocking Horsemen.” A warm and comic glimpse into high-school and small-town life in Japan in the 60’s.

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The Rocking Horsemen
Directed by Nobuhiko Obayashi

Awards & Festivals

Awards of the Japanese Academy

1993 | 2 wins including: Best Music Score

1993 | 3 nominations including: Best Film

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