Our Little Sister

Our Little Sister

Our Little Sister

Japanese drama follows a trio of sisters - Sachi, Yoshino, and Chika -  who take in a fourth, Suzu, the daughter from their father's second marriage. From the director of Like Father, Like Son.

"Three sisters - Sachi, Yoshino and Chika - live together in a large house in the city of Kamakura. When their father - absent from the family home for the last 15 years - dies, they travel to the countryside for his funeral, and meet their shy teenage half-sister. Bonding quickly with the orphaned Suzu, they invite her to live with them. Suzu eagerly agrees, and a new life of joyful discovery begins for the four siblings..." (Cannes Film Festival)

2015Rating: PG127 minsJapanJapanese with English subtitles
DramaWorld CinemaFestival & Independent
88%
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Reviews & comments

Variety

Variety

press

Hirokazu Kore-eda's latest fractured-family drama is a graceful yet somewhat emotionally muffled portrait of four siblings.

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Total Film

Total Film

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A film of quiet, telling moments, even when big revelations surface.

3.0
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The Telegraph

The Telegraph

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Rather than lunging full-bore for the solar plexus, the truths it's telling creep up on you.

4.0
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The Guardian

The Guardian

press

There is such compositional flair here.

4.0
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SBS

SBS

press

There's no doubting the film's commitment to a compassionate understanding of the complexities of the human heart.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

The result is an episodic, generous-spirited, pristinely shot and, quite frankly, somewhat dull effort.

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Variety

Variety

press

Hirokazu Kore-eda's latest fractured-family drama is a graceful yet somewhat emotionally muffled portrait of four siblings.

0
Total Film

Total Film

press

A film of quiet, telling moments, even when big revelations surface.

3.0
0
The Telegraph

The Telegraph

press

Rather than lunging full-bore for the solar plexus, the truths it's telling creep up on you.

4.0
0
The Guardian

The Guardian

press

There is such compositional flair here.

4.0
0
SBS

SBS

press

There's no doubting the film's commitment to a compassionate understanding of the complexities of the human heart.

0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

The result is an episodic, generous-spirited, pristinely shot and, quite frankly, somewhat dull effort.

0

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