Japanese family drama adapted by Hirokazu Koreeda from his own novel. Middle-aged art restorer Ryota (Hiroshi Abe) and his sister Chinami (You) return to their childhood home with their own families for a gathering to mark the anniversary of the death of their older brother Junpei, who drowned while saving another boy's life 15 years earlier. The film tracks the subtle events that take place over the course of one summer's day as the family members reconnect while struggling to come to terms with undercurrents of generational conflict and the consequences of loss.
Release Date: 24 May 2010
Certificate: U - Universal - Suitable for all
Sound: Dolby Digital
Main Language: English