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Nobody Knows

From Fri. Jun 26 @9am to Sun. Jun 28 @9pm

Hirokazu Koreeda Retrospective:


“A harrowing, tender film”.- A.O. Scott, New York Times

“Kore-eda sketches the inner, spiritual and emotional lives of the children with subtlety and sensitivity.” – Derek Elley, Variety

Preteen Akira Fukushima and his young siblings are abandoned by their mother, who has moved in with a new lover. Akira is left in charge of his brother, two sisters and a whole apartment, with little money and food to see them through. Akira and the other children, who were never enrolled in school, struggle to survive without basic amenities as they cope with a strange, solitary existence in a Tokyo apartment building. Quietly heartbreaking and sensitively-directed. Lead Yuya Yagira – only 14 years-old - won the award for best actor at the 2004 Cannes Film Festival for his performance.

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Hirokazu Koreeda
Yûya Yagira, Ayu Kitaura, Hiei Kimura, Momoko Shimizu
122 min


Fee: $5.99

Date&Time: From Fri. Jun 26 @9am to Sun. Jun 28 @9pm

*You can make your purchase anytime between the hours noted and will be able to watch the film at your leisure. Your access to the film will be active for 48 hours upon payment.

In Japanese with English subtitles

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