A classic Japanese family drama of gentle persuasion and staggering simplicity from Kore-eda Hirokazu.
— Deborah Young, Hollywood Reporter
After the Storm
This film is a part of our Foreign Focus series.
Director: Hirokazu Koreeda
A struggling novelist, now working as a private detective under the pretense of doing research, attempts to reconcile with his aging mother, ex-wife and 11-year-old son. As a typhoon passes, they end up spending the night together in his mother’s Tokyo apartment, but things don’t go particularly well for this fractured family.