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BBFC RatingOur Little Sister

Showing: 09 July 2019 , 20 July 2019 , 23 July 2019

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Our Little Sister
CertificatePG
Year2015
GenreDrama, Family
DirectorHirokazu Kore-eda
LanguageJapanese
CountryJapan
Running Time2HR 7MINS
Extra InfoSubtitled
SeasonThe Cinema of Hirokazu Kore-eda

Adapted from Yoshida Akimi’s best-selling graphic novel Umimachi Diary, Kore-eda’s drama tells the story of three sisters living together in a large house in the city of Kamakura.

Three sisters – Sachi, Yoshino and Chika – have lived together in their late grandmother’s house in the city of Kamakura for the last 15 years since their father abandoned them to elope with another woman. When he dies, they reluctantly travel to his funeral. There, they meet their teenage half-sister Suzu. Instantly bonding with her, they invite her to live with them.

In his sweetest and most optimistic film, Kore-eda depicts an atypical family and the affection that grows between its members.

Part of Of Flesh and Blood: The Cinema of Hirokazu Kore-eda, a season of films and events celebrating the work of the Japanese director.


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