The direction is effective and the music score is absolutely adequate to the film. At the 47th , Nobody Knows won the best film award. In Tokyo, the reckless single mother Keiko moves to a small apartment with her twelve years old son Akira Fukushima and hidden in the luggage, his siblings Kyoko, Shigeru and Yuki. Only the eldest, Akira is known to the landlord, while the youngest boy and girl, Shigeru and Yuki, hide in separate suitcases. When Keiko finds a new boyfriend, she leaves the children alone, giving some money to Akira and assigning him to take care of his siblings. He is very playful and the reason why they have had to move to their new apartment. One day, the mother leaves behind a little money and a note, charging her oldest boy to look after the others.
Despite the fact each child has a different dad they still maintain a strong bond amongst themselves. When Keiko finds a new boyfriend, she leaves the children alone, giving some money to Akira and assigning him to take care of his siblings. Because the three youngest children are in the apartment illegally without the landlord's knowledge or permission, they cannot go outside or be seen in the apartment, and do not attend school. It was subsequently released in Japanese cinemas on 7 August 2004. She later dies after falling from a stool, and is buried near Haneda Airport's runway.
In Tokyo, the reckless single mother Keiko moves to a small apartment with her twelve years old son Akira Fukushima and hidden in the luggage, his siblings Shigeru and Yuki. Kyoko, another sibling arrives later by train. He is also the person who becomes the surrogate head of the family, taking care of his siblings. In fact, the children all have different fathers and have never been to school. Their mother leaves them alone for weeks, and finally does not return.
He was the first Japanese actor to win this category at the. Saki frequently visits them and helps take care of them. The open conclusion is a little disappointing, since it does not bring any message of hope or lack of hope to the poor children. She loves to draw and eat chocolate candies. Please Contact Us if you still have more questions. He is twelve years old.
The apartment was specially rented for a year for the filming of this film, and the filming assistants lived in the apartment when it was not used for filming. He also did not give the children detailed explanations of their roles, because he wanted them to be natural. He gives Akira leftover sushi to bring home whenever Akira comes by the mini-market. When the money runs out, Akira manages to find means to survive with the youngsters without power supply, gas or water at home, and with the landlord asking for the rent. At that time, Akira was playing baseball.
Also, when the director discovered the actress Momoko Shimizu who played Yuki liked Apollo Choco more than Strawberry Pocky as was in the script, he changed his script to suit that and made her smile brighter. Akira soon finds out that she has already married and left them forever, though he does not tell the rest. Archived from on 19 February 2012. Such as not attending school or venturing outside. The film is written, produced, and directed by , and it stars actors , Ayu Kitaura, Hiei Kimura.
She is a friend of the children, and frequently helps them. The director liked it so much that he brought it over to Yuki's character when searching for her mother. After that, Akira lets his siblings go outside and play at a park nearby. He also opted not to make feel-good movie though it is the custom for Japanese films of this type, but instead choose to get rid of anything sentimental and become stoic. What the hell is this? She is five years old, and nobody knows who is actually her biological father. On Yuki's birthday, she asks to go to the train to wait for their mother.
Nobody Knows was first shown at the on 12 May 2004. Forced over time to survive on their own, they can only rely on each other to face the multiple challenges in front of them. In Tokyo the reckless single mother Keiko moves to a small apartment with her twelve years old son Akira Fukushima and hidden in the luggage his siblings Kyoko Shigeru and Yuki. During the children's filming breaks, the children were asked to write in their own journal entries about what they were thinking, ranging from the film to their own everyday concerns. Summer approaches, and money remains very tight. He also lets them visit the mini-mart and buy things they like.
When the money finishes, Akira manages to find means to survive with the youngsters without power supply, gas or water at home, and with the landlord asking for the rental. She then leaves again, with the promise that she will be back for Christmas. Akira and Saki then take the Tokyo Monorail to an open field near Haneda Airport's runway and bury the suitcase containing Yuki in a hand-dug grave. . The children's lives then go on as usual, and the film ends with Akira, Kyōko, Shigeru, and Saki still together walking home. Any pubic hair comin', yet? At the time Yūya Yagira became the youngest Best Actor winner in the history of the Cannes Film Festival. Suddenly, Yuki falls off a stool while trying to reach for something and dies.