FILM: After the Storm

July 26
7:30 pm

Dwelling on his past glory as a prize-winning author, Ryota (Hiroshi Abe) 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 (Kirin Kiki) and beautiful ex-wife (Yoko Make) seem to be moving on with their lives. Renewing contact with his initially distrusting family, Ryota struggles to take back control of his existence and to find a lasting place in the life of his young son (Taiyo Yoshizawa) - until a stormy summer night offers them a chance to truly bond again.

Director: Hirokazu Koreeda

Writers: Hirokazu Koreeda

Stars: Hiroshi Abe, Yôko Maki, Satomi Kobayashi

Released Date: USA March 17, 2017

Language: Japanese (English Subtitles)

Runtime: 117 minutes