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After the Storm Rated PG

After the Storm

Dir. Kore-eda Hirokazu. Japan, 2016. 1h 58m. Japanese/subs. Starring Hiroshi Abe, Yôko Maki, Satomi Kobayashi, Lily Frankie, Sôsuke Ikematsu, Yuri Nakamura.

A failed author turned private investigator struggles to regain his estranged family’s trust while sheltering with them during a typhoon. A typically subtle and moving observational drama by acclaimed Japanese director Kore-eda Hirokazu.

'Proof that the Japanese maestro deserves to be the metronome of all movie lovers' hearts.’ ★★★★★ Gabriela Helfet, Little White Lies

’There is such intelligence and delicacy in Kore-eda's film-making, such wit and understated humanity.’ ★★★★ Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian