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Retrospective Kore-Eda /Official Section

Director: Kore-eda Hirokazu
Year: 2018
Duration: 121′
Language: Original Version – Spanish Subtitles
Genre : Drama

Synopsis

After one of his habitual thefts, Osamu and his son bumped into an abandoned girl in the street and she is freezing. At first, Osamu’s wife does not want the girl to stay with them, but she ends up sympathizing with her. Although surviving with difficulties because of their little robberies, they are a happy family, until an unexpected accident reveals a secret that tests the ties that bind them

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

2018: Festival de Cannes: Palma de Oro – Mejor película


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