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Nobody Knows (Dare Mo Shiranai) (2004)Nobody Knows (Dare Mo Shiranai) (2004)

Nobody Knows (Dare Mo Shiranai) (2004)

Drama

7.8

movie

Japan

Japanese

Slow, Tear-jerker, Touching

2004

Hirokazu Kore-eda, Hirokazu Koreeda

Ayu Kitaura, Hanae Kan, Hiei Kimura

141 min

Synopsis

In a small Tokyo apartment, twelve-year-old Akira must care for his younger siblings after their mother leaves them and shows no sign of returning.

Our Take

7.8
Carla

A very touching film about Japanese children who are abandoned by their mother in their apartment and left on their own. It’s movie that perfectly encapsulates the world of kids and its alignment with this story is both heartbreaking and joyful. Their innocence will make you smile from ear to ear until moments come where you will shed tears. This is a film everyone should have watched, it breaks my heart how little-known it is.

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