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Nobody Knows

Inspired by incredible true events, this is the story of 12-year-old Akira who one day finds a note from his mother saying she'll be gone for a while, and an envelope of money. For a while Akira and his three younger siblings keep up appearances, but when the money gets low and the mother shows no sign of returning the children must find new ways of surviving. Intelligent and compassionate this moving film won Best Actor at Cannes for its young protagonist.

Year: 2004
Genre: Foreign Language Films, True Stories, Japanese Cinema, Film Festivals 2004
Country: Japan
Director: Hirokazu Kore-eda
Starring: Yuya Yagira, Ayu Kitaura, Hiei Kimura, Momoko Shimizu, Hanae Kim
Duration: 141 Minutes
Rating: PG
Subtitles: Yes
8.1/10
Location in store: Foreign (Japan)

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