Two films at the San Sebastian Film Festival showcase a more old school way of depicting the bittersweet passage of time.
The Japanese master of family observation, Hirokazu Kore-eda, heads to Paris for his English language debut.
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The Japanese filmmaker’s follow-up to Shoplifters will have its world premiere on 28 August.
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Another bittersweet bon-bon concerning the agreeable hum of domestic life from Japan’s Hirokazu Koreeda.
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The Japanese writer/director returns with a typically bittersweet family drama.
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