Godspeed You! Black Emperor: Bosozoku’s heyday

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Back in 1976 — before the stereotypes, the mass media love affair and Akira — Mitsuo Yanagimachi set out to capture on film a little-known subculture called Bosozoku. The ultimate representation of youthful rebellion in post war Japan, it centered around motorcycles, danger and freedom. A ten-minute clip from Godspeed You! Black Emperor follows the jump.
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  • Mat Rempit

    How do you do it?

    Thanks for this post I’ve been wanting to see this film for a long time.

  • http://hellforleathermagazine.com Wes

    Glad you like it. We’d love to get our hands on the full version, but can’t find it anywhere.