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  • Close-up on the face of a young child who holds on to a playground toy; the background is blurry because it's spinning.
  • Four children look into a court or playground through a chain-link fence.



Saturday, November 2

誰も知らない (Dare mo shiranai)

Director Hirokazu Kore-eda
Cast Yûya Yagira, Ayu Kitaura, Hiei Kimura
Screenplay Hirokazu Kore-eda | Cinematography Yutaka Yamazaki
2004 | Japan | 35mm print imported especially for this series | approx. 141 min. | In Japanese with English subtitles created especially for this screening

Abandoned by their mother, four children live in a tiny apartment, all but the eldest Yûya Yagira not allowed out. Based on a true story, the children were all non-pros, with Yagira winning Best Actor at Cannes.

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