Screen Society

Screen/Society--Cine-East: East Asian Cinema--"Nobody Knows"

Film Screening:


Nobody Knows
(Hirokazu Koreeda, 2004, 114 min, Japan, in Japanese with English subtitles, Color, DVD)

-- Introduced by Prof. Anne Allison, Cultural Anthropology!

Four abandoned chidren try their best to survive in their own little world, devising and following their own set of rules. This winsome, documentary-like detailed study of their lives and struggle to survive has the gut-shot anxiety of the best thrillers.