About

Twelve years after their beloved eldest son, Junpei, drowned while saving a stranger's life, Kyohei and Toshiko welcome their surviving children home for a family reunion. Younger son Ryota still feels that his parents resent that he isn't the one who died; his new wife, Yukari, is awkwardly meeting the rest of the family for the first time. Daughter Chinami strains to fill the uncomfortable pause...

8.0
15
Directed by

Hirokazu Kore-eda

Written by

Hirokazu Kore-eda (Screenplay)

Runtime

114 minutes

Country

Japan

Language

Japanese

Cast

Keywords

family relationships family reunion family gathering bereavement

Lists

#392 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?