April 26th, 2015

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Most Anticipated Movies of 2015: Cannes Edition, part 4

Our Little Sister (Umimachi Diary), directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda
(Japan)

In Competition



Synopsis:

Three sister in their 20s who live together in Kamakura meet their 14-year-old half sister for the first time after their father dies. Based on Akimi Yoshida’s popular serialized comic Umimachi Diary. Starring Haruka Ayase, Masami Nagasawa, Suzu Hirose, Kaho

This film will mark Kore-eda's fourth appearance in competition at the Cannes Film Festival. His Like Father, Like Son took the Jury Prize in 2013, and was one of the most succesful domestic films in Japan that year. The trailer indicates that Our Little Sister will be succesful too, as it looks like it's going to be a heartfelt drama about the dynamics between sisters who get to know each other and become a family.

The trailer: