After The Storm

Wed 21 Jun 2017 - Thu 22 Jun 2017 | 7.30pm | £6*

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After The Storm

+ Meal Deal

Dir. Hirokazu Kore-eda. Japan, 117 mins, 2016.

Showing Times:

  • Wed 21 Jun: 7.30pm
  • Thu 22 Jun: 8pm

Multi-award winning and critically lauded director Kore-eda (Our Little Sister, Like Father Like Son) returns with a sensitive and exploratory story of family ties remade.

Ryota, a former prize-winning author, wastes the money he makes as a private detective on his gambling, an addiction that helped disrupt his family life. 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.

Funny, melancholy and prescient, Kore-eda’s drama is – as you would expect – gorgeously photographed and performed and definitively humane, revealing moments of unanticipated beauty thrown into relief by everyday life.

‘You won’t want this film to end’ ★★★★
EVENING STANDARD

‘Hard-boiled family drama with a soft heart … understated and delicate’ ★★★★

‘No one makes family melodramas quite like Japanese director Hirokazu Koreeda’
THE INDEPENDENT

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Meal Deal

Make the most of your trip to the cinema and pre-book a specially prepared meal to complement the film. Select the supplementary meal option for just £8 extra when booking, or contact our box office. 

Enjoy deliciously flavoured Japanese cuisine before the screening on Wed 21 Jun. 
 

 

 

Venue: Studio 74, Exeter Phoenix

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