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Global Film Series: After the Storm

November 9, 2020 - November 13, 2020

Dwelling on his past glory as a prize-winning author, Ryota (Hiroshi Abe) wastes the money he makes as a private detective on gambling and can barely pay child support. After the death of his father, his aging mother (Kirin Kiki) and beautiful ex-wife (Yoko Make) seem to be moving on with their lives. Renewing contact with his initially distrusting family, Ryota struggles to take back control of his existence and to find a lasting place in the life of his young son (Taiyo Yoshizawa) – until a stormy summer night offers them a chance to truly bond again.

Language: Japanese (English Subtitles)
Runtime: 118 minutes

This film is shown in partnership with the NC Japan Center.

To register to watch the film, click here.