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Nobody Knows

PG-13| 2 hr. 20 min.

Plot Summary
Preteen Akira Fukushima (Yûya Yagira) and his young siblings have been abandoned by their mother, Keiko (You). Keiko, who has moved in with a new lover, has left Akira in charge of his brother, two sisters and a whole apartment, with little money and food to see them through. Akira and the other children, who were never enrolled in school, struggle to survive without basic amenities as they cope with a strange, solitary existence in a Tokyo apartment building.

Cast: Yûya Yagira , Ayu Kitaura , Hiei Kimura , Momoko Shimizu , Hanae Kan , You , Susumu Terajima , Takoko Take

Director: Hirokazu Koreeda

Genres: Drama

Distributor: IFC Films

Nobody Knows (2004)

Release Date: February 4th, 2005|2 hr. 20 min.

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