After Life (1998) - Hirokazu Kore-Eda

  • dir. Hirokazu Kore-Eda
  • year. 1998
  • country. Japan
  • run-time. 118 mins
  • rating. PG

£5.00 (£3.50 concs)

Doors: 7pm - Film 8pm


At a way station between heaven and earth, the newly dead are greeted by guides. Over the next three days, they will help the dead sift through their memories to find the one defining moment of their lives. The chosen moment is then recreated on film and re-lived for eternity.

Charming, original and unexpectedly moving
— Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian
Wonderful
— Philip French, The Observer