Retrospective Kore-Eda

Director: Hirokazu Kore-Eda
Year: 2009
Duration: 114′
Language: Original Version – Spanish Subtitles
Genre : Drama


It a Summer day and two adults visit their old parents in a residence. They commemorate the death of one of the sons, which died 15 years ago in an unusual accident. Slight changes can be seen in both families, as time has come by.

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

2008: Festival de Mar del Plata: Astor de Oro (Mejor película).


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