Tokyo Ride by beka & lemoine


Tokyo Ride
Tokyo Ride
Tokyo Ride

After the multi awarded Moriyama San, Tokyo Ride is a new step of Bêka & Lemoine's immersion within Tokyo's busy daily life. Revisiting the genre of the road movie in a very diaristic and personal way, the film takes us on board of Ryue Nishizawa's vintage Alfa Romeo for a day long wandering in the streets of Tokyo.

More than a portrait, in the classical sense, of one of the most talented and celebrated Japanese architect of today, the film renders in its pure spontaneity the experience of this friendly urban drift. Ryue Nishizawa narrates along the way his strong relationship with his home town through some sites he personally affectionates, buildings that have influenced him, and some of his own architecture projects.

The film questions how rooted architecture practice is and how much the built and cultural environment feeds and shapes our imagination.


* Artistic Vision Award, Depth of Field Competition - Best Prize - Docaviv Film Festival, 2020
* Best Prize, Milano Design Film Festival, MDFF 2020-




France, 2020, 4K, Black & White, 90 min
Image and Sound: Ila Bêka
Editing : Louise Lemoine & Ila Bêka
Color grading: Melo Prino
Sound mix: Walter Amati - Fuji Studio
Production : Bêka & Lemoine

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