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After the Storm

Un Certain Regard, Cannes 2016

Directed by: KORE-EDA Hirokazu
Year of production: 2016
Country: Japan
Genre: drama
Length: 117 minutes

Dwelling on his past glory as a prize-winning author, Ryota wastes the money he makes as a private detective on gambling and can barely pay child support. After the death of his father, his aging mother and beautiful ex-wife seem to be moving on with their lives. Renewing contact with his initially distrustful family, Ryota struggles to take back control of his existence and to find a lasting place in the life of his young son – until a stormy summer night offers them a chance to truly bond again.

  • Credits
  • Casting
  • Trailer

KORE-EDA Hirokazu – Director
KORE-EDA Hirokazu – Script / Dialogue
YAMAZAKI Yutaka – Director of Photography
TSURUMAKI Yutaka – Sound
MITSUMATSU Keiko – Set decorator
HANAREGUMI – Music
KORE-EDA Hirokazu – Film Editor

ABE Hiroshi – SHINODA Ryota
MAKI Yoko – SHIRAISHI Kyoko
YOSHIZAWA Taiyo – SHIRAISHI Shingo
KIKI Kilin – SHINODA Yoshiko


Original language: Japanese
Subtitles: English, Romanian