DARE MO SHIRANAI

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DARE MO SHIRANAI

NOBODY KNOWS

Hirokazu Koreeda
J, 2003
Fiction, 141min, OmdU

DARE MO SHIRANAI

Hirokazu Koreeda
J, 2003
Fiction, 141min, OmdU

Cast: 
Yagira Yuya
Akira
Kitaura Ayu
Kyoko
Kimura Hiei
Shigeru
Shimizu Momoko
Yuki
Kan Hanae
Saki
You
Keiko, die Mutter
Screenplay: 
Koreeda Hirokazu
Sound: 
Tsurumaki Yutaka
Camera: 
Yamazaki Yutaka
Editor: 
Koreeda Hirokazu
Composer: 
Gonchichi
Decoration: 
Isomi Toshihiro
Costume: 
Mitsumatsu Keiko

Production: 
TV Man Union 30-13 Motoyoyogi-cho, Shibuya-ku Tokyo 151-0062, Japan T 3 5478 8138 F 3 5478 8141 nishikawa@tvu.co.jp
World Sales: 
Celluloid Dreams 2 rue Turgot 75009 Paris, Frankreich T 1 49 70 03 70 info@celluloid-dreams.com
Distribution in Austria: 
Stadtkino Filmverleih Spittelbergasse 3 1070 Wien T 1 522 48 14 stadtkino@nextra.at
Format: 
35 mm
Color

The harrowing story of four children abandoned by their mother in a small Tokyo apartment. In less sensitive hands, the film could easily have been a manipulative melodrama of children in danger, or else a too-cute appreciation of youthful resilience, but Mr. Hirokazu directs his dry-eyed young actors with an extraordinary mixture of tenderness and detachment, hovering between the childrens point of view and that of a stricken, sympathetic adult. The film moves slowly and lasts nearly two and a half hours, but somehow your attention never slackens, and at the end you feel both heartbroken and oddly exhilarated. (A. O. Scott)

TAZ http://www.taz.de/pt/2004/05/14/a0271.nf/text
ARTE http://www.arte-tv.com/de/film/Cannes__2004/Die_20Filme/266844,CmC=525404.html