From the archive
This film was last shown on 2 May 2019
In Kore-eda’s much-lauded first feature length film a widow moves to the coast in an attempt to rebuild her life after her husband commits suicide.
Maborosi is the Kore-eda film that most closely resembles the work of that other Japanese master of quiet, contemplative home dramas, Yasujiro Ozu.
"A film of astonishing beauty." - Roger Ebert
"An essential work of modern Japanese cinema." - Village Voice
- Hirokazu Kore-eda
- 1 hour 49 minutes
- Makiko Esumi, Tadanobu Asano, Takashi Naito