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Hirokazu Koreeda

I wish

Starring: Koki Maeda, Oshiro Maeda, Nene Otsuka, Joe Odagiri Director: Hirokazu Koreeda Category: I (Japanese)

'Do kids care about anything?' says one of the adult characters in I Wish.

Thursday, 24 May, 2012, 12:00am

Family reunion on right track

A modern Japanese legend takes a dramatic turn in I Wish, a film written and directed by Hirokazu Koreeda.

The movie (Kiseki in Japanese) features child-star siblings Koki and Oshiro Maeda - known as the comedic duo Maeda Maeda. They play brothers who are seeking to reunite their separated family through a miracle.

23 May 2012 - 12:00am

Film festival offers global gems

Fans can look forward to new and classic films from around the world when the curtain goes up on the 36th Hong Kong International Film Festival next month.

While there are fewer of the star-studded Chinese hits that have been a major part of the festival in previous years, those who love discovering big-screen gems from around the world will be in for a treat.

24 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

A film of forgotten children and forgotten childhoods

For Hirokazu Kore-eda, Nobody Knows wasn't just an artistic endeavour. For the soft-spoken Japanese filmmaker, it was also a way to reconnect with his childhood, to try to unearth some of the emotional complexities children face and to shed some light on the plight of abandoned youngsters in his country.

30 Jan 2005 - 12:00am