Picture I Wish

I Wish

Original title: Kiseki - Miracle
Director: Hirokazu Kore-eda
Cast: Masami Nagasawa, Kirin Kiki, Hiroshi Abe
Country: Japan
Year of production: 2011
Length (min): 128
Language: Japanese
Subtitles: Czech, English
Sales: Wild Bunch
Section: Profile: Hirokazu Kore-eda
Sponsors: Česko-japonská společnost

Brothers Koichi and Ryunosuke were separated by their parents' divorce. While one lives with the mother, the other stayed with the father hundreds of miles away. They keep in touch, but their biggest wish is to live together in one home again. One day, Koichi hears that all wishes come true at a place where two bullet trains pass each other. With his family's help, Koichi comes up with a plan, and, accompanied by friends, he sets off on a quest for a miracle.

Hirokazu Kore-eda

The Japanese director follows the tradition of Japanese cinema, characteristic for its humanism, compassion and understanding. He has made several documentaries and is well-known among audiences as well as critics thanks to his live-action debut Maborosi. . His following films have also enjoyed success at festivals worldwide. His second-to-latest film Shoplifters won a Palme d'Or at Cannes.

With support

Česko-japonská společnost

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