• Director(s):

    CAZALS (THOMAS)

  • Producer(s):

    ARTE FRANCE, RAPPI PRODUCTIONS, COMPAGNIE DES TAXI-BROUSSE (LA)

  • Territories:

    Worldwide.

  • Production year:

    2015

  • Language(s):

    German, English, French

  • Rights:

    TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

Following candidates for the Karaoke World Championships in Finland, and in their countries of origin – Spain, Japan, the Philippines and Holland – we look at the origins of the phenomenon, its history and its cultural and social impact.
 
 

In the space of 40 years, Karaoke has become a global phenomenon that has spread across all social classes and is now a planet-wide popular activity. Who hasn’t spent an evening in a Karaoke bar?
Today, the karaoke social phenomenon has permeated all fields of pop culture. Does that mean we can speak of a “Karaoke culture”?