About

In a small Tokyo apartment, twelve-year-old Akira must care for his younger siblings after their mother leaves them and shows no sign of returning.

8.1
17
Directed by

Hirokazu Kore-eda

Written by

Hirokazu Kore-eda (Screenplay)

Runtime

141 minutes

Country

Japan

Language

Japanese

Cast

Keywords

sibling relationship loss of loved one japan tokyo japan season kids on their own

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