The Roost

Produced by Speedtractor and Willdesu with Sunshine Pictures

Documentary | 83 minutes | Japan | 2019 | Japanese (English subtitles) | CANADIAN PREMIERE

A journey into the minds behind the metal of Japan’s alt-moto scene. Two Years, twelve cities, and a wide open throttle, The Roost traverses the land of the rising sun in search of the personalities, places, events, and machines driving Japan’s alternative motorcycle scene.


Directed by

Jesse Koester

Produced by

Matthew Roberts


Michelle Madden


William Greenawalt

Written by

Matthew Roberts, William Greenawalt, Jesse Koester

Music & Sound

Jeffrey Jousan



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