I WISH

KISEKI

By Hirokazu KORE-EDA

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Drama - Completed 2011

Two young brothers live separately due to their parents’ divorce. The senior starts to believe a “miracle” will happen the moment new bullet trains intersect…

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Toronto - TIFF 2011
Masters
San Sebastian FF 2011
Official selection Jury prize for best screenplay
    • Year of production
    • 2011
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • JAPAN
    • Languages
    • JAPANESE
    • Duration
    • 128 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Hirokazu KORE-EDA
    • Writer(s)
    • Hirokazu KORE-EDA
    • Synopsis
    • Koichi (12) lives with his mother and retired grand parents in Kagoshima, southern part of Kyushu region. His brother Ryunosuke (10) lives with their father in Hakata, northern Kyushu separated with their parents divorce. A new bullet train line in the region will be inaugurated soon, and Koichi starts to believe a “miracle” will happen the first moment these new bullet trains intersect each other from opposite directions with their highest speed; his only wish is for his family to live together once again. With some help from grown-ups around him, Koichi sets out on a journey with a group of friends, each hoping to witness a “miracle” come upon their struggling lives.
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