The Last Emperor, with Tao Wu and Joan Chen, directed by Bernardo Bertolucci with score by Ryuichi Sakamoto. Photo: HKIFF
The Last Emperor, with Tao Wu and Joan Chen, directed by Bernardo Bertolucci with score by Ryuichi Sakamoto. Photo: HKIFF
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Oscar-winning Japanese musician ‘The Last Emperor’ Sakamoto battling stage IV cancer

  • The award-winning composer won an Oscar and Grammy for scoring the 1987 film starring Tao Wu and Joan Chen, directed by Bernardo Bertolucci
  • Ryuichi Sakamoto discusses his cancer diagnosis in a series of magazine articles titled ’How Many More Times Will I See the Full Moon?’

The Last Emperor, with Tao Wu and Joan Chen, directed by Bernardo Bertolucci with score by Ryuichi Sakamoto. Photo: HKIFF
The Last Emperor, with Tao Wu and Joan Chen, directed by Bernardo Bertolucci with score by Ryuichi Sakamoto. Photo: HKIFF
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