Sunday, April 5, 2020
East Building, SECU Auditorium
(2018) Written and directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda. (121 min.) R
When a clan of small-time crooks adopts a lonely little girl into their ranks, the crooks not only place their tenuous livelihoods at risk, but also test their familial bonds. Director Hirokazu Kore-eda examines the nature of family in this humanist masterpiece. Winner of the Palme D’Or at Cannes.
“This wise and insightful film is delicate, poignant, and unexpectedly powerful” (Los Angeles Times).