Coachella Valley Premiere – One Time Screening

“Still Walking” observes a family reunion at the seaside home of a strait-laced retired doctor and his wife; events are seen through the eyes of their self-effacing grown-up son, Ryo, a recently unemployed art restorer who brings along his new bride, a widow, and her 10-year-old son from her previous marriage.

Writer/Director:  Hirokazu Kore-eda
Distributor:  IFC FILMS
Genre:  Drama
Runtime: 114 min.
Country:  Japan
Language:  Japanese w/English subtitles
Parents Guide:  Not Rated

FESTIVALS: Toronto International Film Festival, Canada; San Sebastián Film Festival, Spain; Warsaw International FilmFest, Poland; London Film Festival, UK; Mar del Plata Film Festival, Argentina; Thessaloniki International Film Festival, Greece; Turin Film Festival, Italy; Glasgow Film Festival, UK; Hong Kong International Film Festival, Hong Kong; San Francisco International Film Festival, USA; Istanbul Film Festival, Taiwan; Tribeca Film Festival, USA; Seattle International Film Festival, USA; Los Angeles Film Festival, USA; New Zealand International Film Festival, New Zealand; Film and Art Festival Two Riversides, Poland; Helsinki International Film Festival, Finland; Tokyo International Film Festival, Japan

AWARDS: Asian Film Awards, Best Director; Awards of the Japanese Academy, Blue Ribbon Awards, Best Director, Best Supporting Actress; Hochi Film Awards, Best Supporting Actress; Kinema Junpo Awards, Best Supporting Actress; Mainichi Film Concours, Best Film, Best Actor; Mar del Plata Film Festival, ACCA Jury Prize; Nikkan Sports Film Awards, Best Supporting Actress

"Transcendent…Completely Absorbing, so sure of its own scale and scope that while you’re watching it, the rest of the world fades into irrelevance."

Official Website w/trailer


Posted in 2010 Screenings, Screening Archive