Our Little Sister

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PrintInternational Arthouse Series

Our Little Sister

  • 2016
  • Directed By: Hirozaku Kore-eda
  • Rated PG
  • Comedy, Drama
  • 128 Minutes
  1. Thursday, August 25, 2016 7:00 p.m.
  2. Friday, August 26, 2016 7:00 p.m.
Still image from the film Our Little Sister
Adapted from Yoshida Akimi's best-selling graphic novel Umimachi Diary, Our Little Sister is about three 20-something sisters—Sachi, Yoshino and Chika—who live together in a large old house in the seaside town of Kamakura. When they learn of their estranged father's death, they decide to travel to the countryside for his funeral. There they meet their shy teenage half-sister Suzu for the first time and, bonding quickly, invite her to live with them. Suzu eagerly agrees, and begins a new life with her older sisters. Amidst the many and varied colors of Kamakura's four seasons, the four sisters cause each other emotional anguish, and support each other through life's trials, developing a very special bond in the process. Set against the summer ocean sparkling with sunlight, radiant autumn foliage, a tunnel of gorgeous yet impermanent cherry blossom trees, hydrangeas damp from the rainy season, and brilliant fireworks heralding the arrival of another summer, their moving and deeply relatable story depicts the irreplaceable moments that form a true family. In Japanese with English subtitles. (2K DCP Presentation)