After the Storm (Umi yori mo mada fukaku) Reviews

August 8, 2018
It feels strangely trivial.
April 13, 2017
Ultimately, it hangs too much solely on the deadbeat Ryota.
April 6, 2017
After the Storm has been described as a movie about a divorced father trying to reassemble his sundered family, but from where I sit, he's not trying very hard.
March 27, 2017
Kore-eda looks sensitively at the deep roots of unquenched anguish, but he constructs the characters too neatly and the situations too precisely for the drama to seem like anything but a well-meaning lesson.
March 13, 2017
The stock character types that Hirokazu Kore-eda employs across the board are pretty much open books from the start.