Monday, December 26, 2022 - Thursday, April 13, 2023

Five years after his Cannes-winning Shoplifters, Academy award-nominated filmmaker Kore-eda returns with a deeply moving humanist tale, starring the great Song Kang-ho (Parasite). Circumventing the bureaucracy of legal adoption, two brokers sell abandoned infants to affluent couples who can’t have children of their own. But when an infant’s mother surprises them by returning to ensure her child finds a good home, the three embark on a journey to find the right couple, building an unlikely family of their own.

“Gentle, sad and funny… one of the highlights of this year’s Cannes.”- Vanity Fair

Best Actor, Cannes Film Festival

  • Country South Korea
  • Language In Korean with English subtitles
  • Running Time 129 minutes
  • Format DCP
  • Distributor Neon
  • Director Hirokazu Kore-Eda
  • Cast Song Kang-ho
  • Accessibility Assistive Listening, T-Coil

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