After the Storm
- 1h 58min
- Directed by: Hirokazu Koreeda
- Cast: Hiroshi Abe, Yôko Maki, Taiyô Yoshizawa, Kirin Kiki
- Language: Japanese
- UK release: 2 June 2017
Yoshiko (Kiki) is recently widowed and living by herself in a cramped apartment where she periodically welcomes crumpled son Ryota (Abe) and his son Shingo (Yoshizawa). Poignant film about growth and the passing of time, with a gorgeous performance from Kiki as the witty, tender, no-nonsense Yoshiko. Quietly powerful.
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After the Storm29 May 2017
Hirokazu Kore-eda delivers yet another quietly powerful and thought-provoking drama
When 11-year-old Shingo (Taiyo Yoshizawa) is asked who his hero is, he confidently replies, 'Grandma.' He's referring to the recently widowed Yoshiko (Kirin Kiki) who lives by herself in a cramped apartment that exudes warmth, comfort and the aroma of…
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