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Still Walking

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Still Walking

Hirokazu Koreeda’s bittersweet dissection of the modern Japanese family with all its dynamics and dysfunctions enjoys a slight return on the big screen. Catch it while you can.

Filmhouse, Edinburgh from Fri 19-Wed 24 Feb.

Still Walking

  • 5 stars
  • 2008
  • Japan
  • 114 min
  • U
  • Directed by: Hirokazu Koreeda
  • Written by: Hirokazu Koreeda
  • Cast: Hiroshi Abe, Yui Natsukawa, You

Japanese filmmaker Koreeda confirms his status as his country's most gifted with this moving and uplifting tale of death, family and dementia. Twelve years on from the accidental death of their oldest son, retired doctor father Kyohei (Harada) and mother Toshiko (Yui Natsukawa, excellent) are joined by their remaining…

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