The Days After
(Nochi no hi)
Director: Kore-eda Hirokazu
Script: Kore-eda Hirokazu adapted from a novel by Murou Saisei
Cinematographer: Yamazaki Yutaka
Editing: Kore-eda Hirokazu
Sound: Ohtake Shuji
Music: Hatanaka Masato
Cast: Kase Ryo, Nakamura Yuri, Shibuya Takeru
NHK Enterprises, Inc.
c/o Takahiro Hamano / Silvana Petkovic
HD, Colour, 51 min,
OV Japanese with English Subtitles
French Electronic Subtitles
Every day, an eight-year-old boy comes to see a couple who lost their infant. Is he a ghost? Is he their son’s reincarnation? While the two parents get attached to him, he suddenly disappears, leaving them alone with their pain.
Adapted from a fantasy short story by Murou Saisei, the film was produced in the framework of TV serial Ayashiki Bungô Kaidan (Kaidan - Horror Classics) and was broadcast by NHK.