2017 Milwaukee Film Festival

Sept. 28 - Oct. 12

 
 
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After The Storm

Director: Hirokazu Kore-eda

Film Summary

Worldviews | 1:57 | 2016 | Japan | Japanese with English subtitles | View Website

Divorced and gambling away what meager earnings he makes as a private investigator at the horse track, middle-aged Ryota must make a last-ditch effort to make amends with the family he's alienated: his recently widowed mother, his distrusting ex-wife, and the young son he struggles to connect with. Bringing to bear all of the empathy and mastery of his previous work, director Hirokazu Kore-eda (Like Father, Like Son, MFF2014) paints an exquisite portrait of intergenerational family dysfunction and changing ideals of masculinity and parenting with his trademark delicate touch.

Director Hirokazu Kore-eda
Cast Hiroshi Abe, Kirin Kiki, Yoko Maki, Taiyo Yoshizawa
Executive Producer Kenji Hamada, Yasushi Kuwata, Tsuyoshi Matsushita, Yasuhito Nakae
Producer Kaoru Matsuzaki, Hijiri Taguchi, Akihiko Yose
Screenwriter Hirokazu Kore-eda
Cinematographer Yutaka Yamazaki
Editor Hirokazu Kore-eda
Music