Adapted from a 2011 novel by author Mahokaru Numata, Yurigokoro has Ryosuke's father, who is stricken with advanced cancer, as a man with a diary. When the family discovers the father's diary in the latter's office leafing through it reveals notes written by a murderer. Are these fictional accounts or the memoirs of the diary's owner?
America's Musical Journey celebrates the unique diversity of cultures and creative risk-taking that characterize America, as told through the story of its music. The film follows Grammy Award-nominated singer and songwriter Aloe Blacc as he traces the roots of America's music through the colorful locales and cultures where it was born. Visiting iconic cities such as New Orleans, Chicago, New York City, Nashville, Memphis, Miami and more, America's Musical Journey explores the collision of cultures that gave birth to America's diverse musical heritage.
Two becoming cold decide to get married because of pregnancy and deal with a lot of trouble when preparing the wedding.
Two young "hippie" bikers, Wyatt and Billy sell some dope in Southern California, stash their money away in their gas-tank and set off for a trip across America, on their own personal odyssey looking for a way to lead their lives. On the journey they encounter bigotry and hatred from small-town communities who despise and fear their non-conformism. However Wyatt and Billy also discover people attempting 'alternative lifestyles' who are resisting this narrow-mindedness, there is always a question mark over the future survival of these drop-out groups. The gentle hippie community who thank God for 'a place to stand' are living their own unreal dream. The rancher they encounter and his Mexican wife are hard-pushed to make ends meet. Even LSD turns sour when the trip is a bad one. Death comes to seem the only freedom. When they arrive at a diner in a small town, they are insulted by the local rednecks as weirdo degenerates. They are arrested on some minor pretext by the local sheriff and thrown in jail where they meet George Hanson, a liberal alcoholic lawyer. He gets them out and decides to join them on their trip to New Orleans in time for Mardi Gras.
Scots Canadian Jim Galloway (1936-2014) from Dalry outside Glasgow became Canada's ambassador of jazz. Galloway's saga is about the global transmission of African American music, America's greatest gift to the world. Galloway studied at the world famous Glasgow College of Art. He emigrated to Toronto in 1964. He was recognized internationally as a wondrous saxophonist collaborating with stalwarts like Buddy Tate and Jay McShann. Co-founder of the Toronto Jazz Festival, Galloway also made his mark as an impresario and music journalist.