After The Storm

PG

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Starring
Hiroshi Abe, Yôko Maki, Satomi Kobayashi, Lily Frankie, Sôsuke Ikematsu & Yuri Nakamura

Director: Hirokazu Koreeda

Running Time: 118 minutes

Certificate: PG - contains mild bad language, sex references

Country: Japan

Format: 2D


"Proof that the Japanese maestro deserves to be the metronome of all movie lovers’ hearts"
★★★★★
- Gabriela Helfet, Little White Lies

"Tears and typhoons on the road to enlightenment, you won’t want this gorgeous, witty film to end. Hirokazu Koreeda, the genius behind After Life, I Wish and Our Little Sister, delivers yet another doozy of a drama"
★★★★
- Charlotte O’Sullivan, Evening Standard

"Hirokazu Koreeda’s bittersweet comedy about three generations of a Japanese family is a gentle delight"
★★★★
- Wendy Ide, The Times

"There is such intelligence and delicacy in Koreeda’s film-making, such wit and understated humanity"
★★★★
- Peter Bradshaw, Guardian

"The miracle of Abe’s performance, and indeed of Koreeda’s direction, is that, despite everything, you don’t actually loathe Ryota as a character. You pity him"
★★★★
- Kevin Maher, The Times

"It’s a clever, mazy film"
★★★★
- Nigel Andrews, Financial Times


As typhoons buffet Tokyo, consummate miniaturist Hirokazu Koreeda (After Life, I Wish, Our Little Sister) examines a broken family and the father’s dogged attempts to glue it back together.

With his usual bittersweet poise, Koreeda looks at how one failed relationship can affect all the others around it and wonders if we ever really cast off our childhood attitudes, much as we might stubbornly fight to plough a new furrow...

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