This new Blu-ray collection combines four career-defining titles by Palme d'Or winning director Hirokazu Kore-eda one of Japanese cinema's most celebrated auteurs.
The set features his austerely beautiful debut Maborosi and lyrical fantasy After Life, alongside Nobody Knows and Still Walking, films that cemented Kore-eda's reputation as an heir to Ozu and a chronicler of the modern Japanese family.
Available on Blu-ray for the very first time in the UK, the four films included in Of Flesh and Blood: The Cinema of Hirokazu Kore-eda celebrate the richness, diversity, beauty and humanity of the director's work and essential viewing for fans of contemporary world cinema.
Q&A with Hirokazu Kore-eda (2019): a newly filmed interview with the director, recorded at the BFI Southbank during its major retrospective of his work
New feature-length audio commentary on Maborosi by Jasper Sharp
New feature-length audio commentary on After Life by Tara Judah
New feature-length audio commentary on Nobody Knows by Kenta McGrath
New feature-length audio commentary on Still Walking by Alexander Jacoby
Maborosi trailer (2019)
Fully illustrated booklet with new writing on the films and full film credits
Other extras TBC