After The Storm (Umi Yori Mo Mada Fukaku)

Sunday, October 9, 2:20 p.m.

Monday, October 10, 7:50 p.m.

Director: Hirokazu Koreeda
Country: Japan
Year: 2016
Runtime: 117 minutes
Language: Japanese with English subtitles

Dwelling on his past glory as a prize-winning author, Ryota wastes the money he makes as a private detective on gambling and can barely pay child support. After the death of his father, his aging mother and beautiful ex-wife seem to be moving on with their lives. Renewing contact with his initially distrustful family, Ryota struggles to take back control of his existence and to find a lasting place in the life of his young son – until a stormy summer night offers them a chance to truly bond again. – Cannes Film Festival

Principal Cast: Hiroshi Abe, Yōko Maki, Kirin Kiki, Taiyô Yoshizawa, Soryo Ikematsu, Satomi Kobayashi, Lily Franky,  Isao Hashizume, Kanji Furutachi

Writer: Hirokazu Koreeda
Producers: Takashi Ishihara, Kazumi Kawashiro, Tsugihiko Fujiwara, Tom Yoda
Cinematographer: Yutaka Yamazaki
Editor: Hirokazu Koreeda
Music: Hanaregumi

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