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After the storm

Original Title : Umi yori mo mada fukaku
Year : 2016
Country : Japan
Movie Duration : 117 min

Cast :

Hiroshi Abe, Yôko Maki, Taiyô Yoshizawa, Kirin Kiki

Production :

Aoi Promotion Bandai Visual Company Fuji Television Network GAGA

Awards :

Nominations : Nikkan Sports Film Award- best film, Cannes film festival-Un Certain Regard Award, Chicago IFFES -Gold Hugo

  • Synopsis
    Dwelling on his past glory as a prize-winning author, Ryota (Hiroshi Abe) wastes the money he makes as a private detective on gambling and can barely pay child support. After the death of his father, his aging mother (Kirin Kiki) and beautiful ex-wife (Yoko Make) seem to be moving on with their lives. Renewing contact with his initially distrusting family, Ryota struggles to take back control of his existence and to find a lasting place in the life of his young son (Taiyo Yoshizawa) – until a stormy summer night offers them a chance to truly bond again.
  • About Director

    Hirokazu Koreeda

    Born in Tokyo in 1962. Originally intended to be a novelist, but after graduating from Waseda University in 1987 went on to become an assistant director at T.V. Man Union. Snuck off set to film Lessons from a Calf (1991). His first feature, Maborosi (1995), based on a Teru Miyamoto novel and drawn from his own experiences while filming August Without Him (1994), won jury prizes at Venice and Chicago. The main themes of his oeuvre include memory, loss, death and the intersection of documentary and fictive narratives.
     

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