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Film Still: Still Walking

Still Walking

  •   Hirokazu Kore-eda
  •   Japan

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…

Sponsor(s)

Logo: Anna 174x50Logo: Baron Harris Healey 230x75Logo: Japana Foundation 280x65Logo: Turkish Kitchen 150x134Logo: IFC Films 213x50

Event Information

Saturday, March 14, 2020
4:00pm

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  •   114 minutes
LOCATION
Landmark Century Cinema
2828 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60657


Tickets are $10 for Cinema/Chicago Members, $12 General admission.

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