The Western world's indifference to the refugee crisis is put under the spotlight in this tense moral thriller about a woman on a solo sailing trip who encounters a sinking boat of refugees.Read more
Of Flesh & Blood: The Cinema of Hirokazu Kore-eda
Until Sun 19 May
Japanese filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda ranks among most acclaimed directors working in cinema today. Each of his films is marked by a subtle dramatic touch, a gentle yet assured feeling for the profundity and emotional charge of everyday life, and an enduring fascination with the role of the family in contemporary Japanese society.
His mastery of the family drama have led to comparisons with another Japanese master Yasujiro Ozu, but Kore-eda’s social realist underpinnings, diversity and understated artistry mark him out as a one of cinema's great humanist filmmakers in his own right...
Throughout April and May, join us as we revisit the films of one of the most acclaimed directors working in cinema today – Hirokazu Kore-eda.
April 2019 Cinema Podcast
A selection of highlights from April brings purely enjoyable new films, a beguiling Italian fairy tale and retrospective of Japanese master filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda.Read more