Search results for "Hirokazu Koreeda"

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After Life (1998)

After death, people have just one week to choose only a memory to keep for eternity.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Hirokazu Koreeda
CAST:  Arata Iura  •  Erika Oda  •  Susumu Terajima  •  Takashi Naitô

Nobody Knows (2004)

In a small Tokyo apartment, twelve-year-old Akira must care for his younger siblings after their mother leaves them and shows no sign of returning.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hirokazu Koreeda
CAST:  Yūya Yagira  •  Ayu Kitaura  •  Hiei Kimura  •  Momoko Shimizu

Maborosi (1995)

A young woman's husband apparently commits suicide without warning or reason, leaving behind his wife and infant. Yumiko remarries and moves from Osaka to a small fishing ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hirokazu Koreeda
CAST:  Makiko Esumi  •  Takashi Naitô  •  Tadanobu Asano  •  Gohki Kashiyama

Distance (2001)

On the eighth anniversary of a cult's failed chemical attack on Tokyo and their subsequent mass suicide, family members of those affected gather at the cult's former base on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hirokazu Koreeda
CAST:  Arata Iura  •  Yûsuke Iseya  •  Susumu Terajima  •  Yui Natsukawa

I Wish (2011) RT 94% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Nov 2012

Two young brothers at opposite ends of Kyushu devise a magical plan to reunite their separated parents.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hirokazu Koreeda
CAST:  Koki Maeda  •  Oshiro Maeda  •  Ryôga Hayashi  •  Nene Otsuka

Like Father, Like Son (2013)

Ryota Nonomiya is a successful businessman driven by money. He learns that his biological son was switched with another child after birth. He must make a life-changing ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hirokazu Koreeda
CAST:  Masaharu Fukuyama  •  Yôko Maki  •  Jun Kunimura  •  Kirin Kiki

Air Doll (2009)

An "air doll" suddenly come to life one day. Without her owner knowing, she goes for a walk around town and falls in love with Junichi. She starts to date Junichi and gets a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hirokazu Koreeda
CAST:  DooNa Bae  •  Arata Iura  •  Joe Odagiri  •  Mari Hoshino

Still Walking (2008)

Twelve years after their beloved eldest son, Junpei, drowned while saving a stranger's life, Kyohei and Toshiko welcome their surviving children home for a family reunion. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Hirokazu Koreeda
CAST:  Hiroshi Abe  •  Yui Natsukawa  •  Kazuya Takahashi  •  Shohei Tanaka

Hana (2006) RT Audience 55%

DVD release: Jun 2008

In a poor district of Edo lives a young samurai named Soza. He has been sent by his clan to avenge the death of his father. He isn't an accomplished swordsman however, and he ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Hirokazu Koreeda
CAST:  Junichi Okada  •  Rie Miyazawa  •  Arata Furuta  •  Jun Kunimura

After the Storm (2016)

Ryota is an unpopular writer although he won a literary award 15 years ago. Now, Ryota works as a private detective. He is divorced from his ex-wife Kyoko and he has an ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Hirokazu Koreeda
CAST:  Hiroshi Abe  •  Kirin Kiki  •  Yôko Maki  •  Taiyô Yoshizawa

Our Little Sister (2015)

A story that revolves around three sisters who live in their grandmother's home and the arrival of their 13-year-old half sister.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Hirokazu Koreeda
CAST:  Haruka Ayase  •  長澤まさみ  •  Kaho  •  Suzu Hirose

Kaidan Horror Classics (2010)

Four short films based on ghost stories written by award winning modern Japanese writers.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror
DIRECTION:  Sang-il Lee  •  Hirokazu Koreeda  •  Shinya Tsukamoto  •  Masayuki Ochiai
CAST:  Sei Ashina  •  Mitsuru Hirata  •  Aoba Kawai  •  Eri Tokunaga

So I Can Be Alright: Cocco's Endless Journey (2008)

A documentary about the J-pop / folk rock singer Cocco.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Music
DIRECTION:  Hirokazu Koreeda
CAST:  Cocco

The Third Murder (2017)

Shigemori is a lawyer tasked with defending Misumi in a murder trial. Misumi has previous convictions for murder and has confessed to the crime, but evidence in the case leads ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Hirokazu Koreeda
CAST:  Masaharu Fukuyama  •  Kōji Yakusho  •  Suzu Hirose  •  Yuki Saitô

Shoplifters (2018)

After one of their shoplifting sessions, Osamu and his son come across a little girl in the freezing cold. At first reluctant to shelter the girl, Osamu’s wife agrees to take ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hirokazu Koreeda
CAST:  Lily Franky  •  Sakura Ando  •  Jyo Kairi  •  Mayu Matsuoka

Flowers of Taipei: Taiwan New Cinema (2014)

With Taiwan remaining in the grip of martial law in 1982, a group of filmmakers from that country set out to establish a cultural identity through cinema and to share it with ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Hsieh Chin-Lin
CAST:  Hou Hsiao-hsien  •  Apichatpong Weerasethakul  •  Olivier Assayas  •  Hirokazu Koreeda

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