STILL WALKING

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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."
— A.O. Scott, NEW YORK TIMES

Official Website w/trailer

 

Posted in 2010 Screenings, Screening Archive