Our Little Sister

Our Little Sister
  • 2015
  • Japan
  • 2h 8min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Hirokazu Koreeda
  • Cast: Haruka Ayase, Masami Nagasawa, Kaho, Suzu Hirose
  • Language: Japanese
  • UK release: 15 April 2016

Three sisters in their 20s live together by the sea in the house they grew up in, but at their estranged father's funeral they take in their 13 year old half-sister Suzu (Hirose). Understated, quietly powerful and charming drama about sisterhood, adapted from Akimi Yoshida's manga Umimachi Diary.

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Our Little Sister

11 Apr 20164 stars

Typically understated and effective family drama from Hirokazu Koreeda

There’s been a decent helping of films exploring the strength of the sisterly bond of late – including Hollywood comedy Sisters, starring Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, and the upcoming, Oscar-nominated Turkish drama Mustang. Revered Japanese director…

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