Of Flesh and Blood: The Cinema of Hirokazu Kore-eda

In cinemas 26 April 2019.

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“Kore-eda is a Japanese national treasure”
Paul Schrader

Of Flesh and Blood is a touring package of four career-defining titles by Palme d’Or winning director Hirokazu Kore-eda.


Japan, 1995
109 mins
Cert PG
Dir Hirokazu Kore-eda
With Makiko Esumi and Tadanobu Asano

Kore-eda’s moving debut film about a widow coming to terms with her husband’s death.

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After Life

Japan, 1999
118 mins
Cert PG
Dir Hirokazu Kore-eda
With Arata, Erika Oda

If you had to choose the single best memory of your life, what would it be? Kore-eda poses the question in a profound and poetic fantasy.


23 July
David Lean Cinema


19 August
Chichester Film Festival


2 September
Saffron Screen

Nobody Knows

Japan, 2004
141 mins
Cert 12A
Dir Hirokazu Kore-eda
With Yuya Yagira, You

Yūya Yagira was the youngest recipient of the Best Actor award at Cannes for his performance here as a young boy forced to care for his siblings after they’re abandoned by their mother.


21 August
Chichester Film Festival

Still Walking

Japan, 2008
114 mins
Cert U
Dir Hirokazu Kore-eda
With Hiroshi Abe, Kirin Kiki

Kore-eda’s most Ozu-esque film, set over one day as two grown children return home to visit their elderly parents.


12 August
Saffron Screen

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