OF FLESH AND BLOOD: THE CINEMA OF HIROKAZU KORE-EDA (12) 1995-2008 JAPAN KORE-EDA, HIROKAZU BLU RAY ONLY £44.99
Contains the films – ‘Maborosi’ (1995), ‘After Life’ (1998), ‘Nobody Knows’ (2004) and ‘Still Walking’ (2008)
MABOROSI (1995) – Yumiko encounters a number of tragedies in her life and becomes haunted by the notion that she brings death to people close to her.
AFTER LIFE (1998) – A group of dead people have a week to find the moment in their lives that meant the most to them.
NOBODY KNOWS (2004) – 12-year-old Akira wakes up to find a note from his mother which includes some money and instructions about looking after his three younger siblings while she is away.
STILL WALKING (2008) – Japanese family drama adapted by Hirokazu Koreeda from his own novel. A family re-union is overshadowed by the inability to deal with a family tragedy.
In Japanese with English subtitles
Behind The Scenes
Interviews: Arata Iura
Commentary: Jasper Sharp; Tara Judah; Kenta McGrath; Alexander Jacoby
Other Documentary: ‘Birthplace’; ‘Hirokazu Kore-eda Screentalk’; ‘Making Still Walking’; ‘Still Walking Q&A’
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