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Two Films From Yui Kiyohara: Our House (2017)

Opens on December 15

Director: Yui Kiyohara Run Time: 80 min. Release Year: 2017

Starring: Mariwo Osawa, Masanori Kikuzawa, Mei Fujiwara, Nodoka Kawanishi, Yukiko Yasuno

Country: Japan
Language: Japanese with English subtitles

Saturday, December 16, 2023 at the Film Center | Experience two award-winning films from a distinctive rising voice in Japanese cinema: Yui Kiyohara’s Our House (2017) at 1:30pm and Remembering Every Night (2023) at 3:30pm.

About the films:

Kiyohara’s debut feature Our House (2017) premiered at the 2018 Berlinale Forum.

There are two worlds in this house. One where a mother and daughter reside, and another where two women reside. The two worlds begin to cross, gradually disrupting the lives of those involved. What will happen when everything connects?

“Boasting a delicate screenplay, discreet performances and an audacious ending… Our House signals a promising auteur in the making”

—Clarence Tsui, The Hollywood Reporter

Cast members include Nodoka Kawanishi, Yukiko Yasuno, Mariwo Osawa, Mei Fujiwara, Masanori Kikuzawa

About the filmmaker:

Yui Kiyohara was born in Tokyo in 1992. She completed a master’s program in Directing at the Graduate School of Film and New Media, Tokyo University of the Arts. Her graduation project and debut feature Our House (2017) won the Grand Prize at the Pia Film Festival in 2017 and internationally premiered at the 68th Berlin International Film Festival in the Forum section. It went to the 18th Curitiba International Film Festival and won the Grand prix. It also won the best director of the 2018 Asian New Talent Award in Shanghai. Her second feature Remembering Every Night (2023) premiered in the 2023 Berlinale Forum and the 52nd edition of New Directors/New Films.

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