I can’t recommend this film Old Boys enough. The more I think about it the more I like it. Below is the translation of the ending theme. You should probably watch the film before watching the music video. The music is taken from Ohashi Takuya’s “Arigatou,” with lyrics by Chopstick Brothers, the duo responsible for the film itself. It’s a beautiful elegy to youth, a lament for all the things we’ve lost along the way.
As an American, I often find it difficult to talk about popular music, especially when I mention how good Canadian music is. The reply is usually, “Canada? Really?”
Yes, Canada. Really. k-os, Tegan and Sara, The New Pornographers, Arcade Fire, Broken Social Scene, The Hidden Cameras, The Dears, Constantines, The Weakerthans, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Stars, Death from Above 1979, Feist, Peaches, Duchess Says, We Are Wolves, Wolf Parade, The Stills, Final Fantasy, The Unicorns, Royal City, Cuff the Duke, Black Mountain, The Luyas, Wax Mannequin, Chad VanGaalen, The Meligrove Band, Jim Guthrie, Veda Hille, Tokyo Police Club, Islands, Frog Eyes and Sunset Rubdown, to be more precise. If you didn’t know, Sum 41 is Canadian as well, if you’re into them.