Click on photo to playAAfter a lifetime of dedicated training, and flying half way around the world, Fay had just six minutes to prove to the judges she was worthy of achieving her 7th Dan and succeeded.
Fay is an author and music composer. Such accomplishments would not be unusual for the traditional Samurai of ancient Japan, who where well-versed in theatre, poetry, painting and writing.
As we follow Fay on her grading journey to Japan, our western eyes gain a deep insight into the culture of the east – a culture which ever more influences our daily lives in this time of globalisation. This observational documentary explores the synergy between two cultures, and reveals how we can empower ourselves to reach beyond our perceived goals by learning from the ancient traditions of others. How the beauty of the sword, bound by layers of quality steel, also binds together as one the mind, body and spirit of the modern day Samurai warrior.
Lady Samurai Soundtrack
Lady Samurai Soundtrack features music by Fay Yvonne from her albums called “Creative Spirit” and “Head in Clouds”. Four new tracks were specifically composed for the film with Mark Wolski who also writes with Fay for soundtrack and original music. Lady Samurai soundtracks are listed below:
1. Carpe Diem (Creative Spirit)
2. My Heart is in Japan (Head in Clouds)
3. Running Bear (Creative Spirit)
4. Turkish Delight (Head in Clouds)
5. Spirit Free (Head in Clouds)
6. Inspiration (Creative Spirit)
7. JO HA KU (Creative Spirit)
9. Rhythms of Shaolin
10. Mount Fuji
Director and Producer – Fay Goodman, Goodmedia Limited (www.goodmedia.co.uk)
Post Production – Piotr Hawrylczak, Goodmedia Limited (www.goodmedia.co.uk)
Camera and lighting – Philip Walker
Music composed and arranged by Fay Goodman
Additional soundtrack and music arrangement by Mark Wolski
Painting by Feodor Tamarsky