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Nobody knows

We’re still engaged on our project to see all Kore-eda’s films; he is one of the master film-makers of our times. This one was made in 2004, his third movie. It’s quite extraordinary – the four children who occupy the central roles have no script and, for the most part, few words, but carry the […]

The Truth

This is Hirokazu Kore-eda’s first film not made in Japan, or Japanese. I loved his Shoplifters, the story of a petty-criminal family living on the edge which won the Palme D’Or on 2018. The Truth opened last year’s Venice to a rather muted response. I have to admit – to my great disappointment – that my reaction […]