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.


From 19 June
Queens Film Theatre

From 25 June
Belmont Filmhouse Aberdeen


23 July
David Lean Cinema


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.


From 20 June
Queens Film Theatre

27 June
HOME Manchester

From 28 June
Belmont Filmhouse Aberdeen

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.


From 23 June
Queens Film Theatre

24 June
Broadway Nottingham


From 3 July
Belmont Filmhouse Aberdeen

6 July
Dundee Contemporary Arts Centre


12 August
Saffron Screen

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