Japanese film director Hirokazu Kore-eda has earned his reputation as a leading figure in contemporary world cinema.
His films are often an exploration of relationships, showing how life is never simple, observing culture and examining modern-day society.
The Showroom revisits the director's work with Of Flesh and Blood, a selection of their favourite Kore-eda titles: a perfect introduction for anyone unfamiliar, or for those who want to see these films once again on the big screen.
If you see every film here, you'll be all the better for it – watch this master director's work leading up to the 2019 BAFTA and Oscar nominated film Shoplifters.
I Wish – Sun 14 April, 3:30pm / Thu 18 April, 6pm
Nobody Knows – Sun 21 April, 3:30pm / Thu 25 April, 6pm
Maborosi – Sun 28 April, 3:30pm / Thu 2 May, 6pm
Still Walking – Sun 5 May, 3:30pm / Thu 9 May 6pm
Our Little Sister – Sun 12 May 3:30pm / Thu 16 May, 6pm
After Life – Sun 19 May, 3:30pm / Thu 23 May, 6pm
Shoplifters – Sat 25 May 3:30pm / Wed 29 May, 6pm
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