- Hirokazu Kore-eda
Ryota (Hiroshi Abe) is the 40-year-old “second son” of the Yokoyamas, a family bound equally by love, deeply held resentments, and unspeakable sorrows. On a rare visit home, Ryota brings his new wife, a widow, and her ten-year-old child, as his parents and sister’s family gather to remember Junpei, the eldest son, who died in an accident 15 years earlier. The family and the home, once a flourishing medical clinic, are weighed down by former glory and unfulfilled promise. Marked by low interior shots and a strong sense of intimacy in a style reminiscent of Ozu Yasujiro, director Kore-eda captures the small joys of familial life and the near impossibility of forgiveness with poignancy and compassion.
This screening is part of the Hirokazu Kore-eda Retrospective. Learn more…
Saturday, March 14, 2020
-   114 minutes
Landmark Century Cinema
2828 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60657
Tickets are $10 for Cinema/Chicago Members, $12 General admission.