I Wish (Kiseki)
- 2h 8min
- Directed by: Hirokazu Koreeda
- Cast: Koki Maeda, Ohshirô Maeda, Ryôga Hayashi
- Language: Japanese
- UK release: 1 February 2013
Young brothers Koichi and Ryunosuke (played by real-life Maeda brothers) are separated when their parents divorce, but plan to reunite. An unsentimental, life-affirming story about growing up, anchored by delightful performances from the brothers and a bittersweet sense of realism.
This film is not currently showing in cinemas.
Reviews & features
I Wish4 Feb 2013
Hirokazu Koreeda's childhood fable is a small, poignant film that fulfils its humble ambitions
Somewhere between the cheery naturalism of Wong Kar-wai’s Chunking Express and the warm whimsy of Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom, writer/director Hirokazu Koreeda’s I Wish delivers a slight, but powerful story about growing up. No Hollywood-style…
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