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Half Japanese: The Band That Would Be King 1993

  • January 1, 1993
  • 90 mins
  • Jeff Feuerzeig
  • English
  • Comedy, Documentary

A documentary covering the rise of extremely alternative band Half Japanese: from the early days when Jad and David Fair recorded loud music in their bedroom for distribution via mail order cassette tape, to their contemporary incarnation after David's departure for married life and Jad's increased stature among musicians and critics. Includes interviews with Jad, David, Mo Tucker of Velvet underground fame, and Penn Jillette, who produced an album of theirs. Written by James Meek


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