OUR LITTLE SISTER

Japan

Retrospective Kore-Eda

Director: Hirokazu Kore-Eda
Year: 2015
Duration: 128′
Language: Original Version – Spanish Subtitles
Genre : Drama

Synopsis

Three sisters; Sachi, Yoshino and Chika, share a house in Kamakura city. When their father dies; a father which they haven’t seen him for 15 years, they assist to his funeral. There they meet their shy stepsister. It won’t be long, when they invite her to stay at their place at the city. This will be a new beginning for the four of them; they will discover things and share their feelings.

Director’s Biography

Kore-eda Hirokazu is a filmmaker whose films explore topics like memory, death and loss. He usually says that he would like to be novelist, but after graduated from the University of Waseda he worked as director assistant in several documentaries for TV Man Union and he was seduced by the possibilities that cinema offered him. In 1991, he directed his first film, “Lessons from a Calf”, and since then, Hirokazu Kore-eda has directed more than a dozen of feature films, included “Nobody Knows” (2004), “Still Walking” (2008) and “After the Storm” (2016). He won the jury award in the Cannes Film Festival in 2013 for “Like Father, Like Son” and then he won the Golden Palm in the Cannes Film Festival in 2018 for the film “Shoplifters”. Kore-eda has also been the producer of several films of other filmmakers as Miwa Nishikawa and Yusuke Iseya.

Festivals and Awards

2015, Festival de San Sebastián (Premio del Público).
2015, Festival de Cannes (Sección official largometrajes a concurso).


SCREENING

Saturday 22nd Dec

20:00h

CINEMES GIRONA