Japan’s Kore-eda back at Cannes with Korea joint effort

Acclaimed Japanese producer Hirokazu Kore-eda is back in rivalry at the current year’s Cannes Film Festival, with his most memorable South Korean film which investigates the country’s disputable act of “drop boxes” for undesirable children.

The film is one of two South Korean pictures seeking the Palme d’Or alongside Park Chan-wook’s “Choice to Leave”, after Bong Joon-ho’s “Parasite” turned into the nation’s most memorable film to win the sought after honor in 2019.

From that point forward, more Korean-language creations have delighted in hazardous worldwide achievement, from Netflix’s “Squid Game” to Apple TV+’s “Pachinko”.

Kore-eda, who won the top award at Cannes in 2018 for his family show “Shoplifters” — about a gathering of Tokyo rebels and hooligans who structure a sort of elective family — is back with another story digging into comparative subjects.

His new South Korean-created film “Specialist” checks out supposed child boxes where moms can namelessly leave their babies to stay away from the shame and difficulty of being a single parent in a man centric culture.

While investigating the undertaking, the Japanese movie producer, who has been commended for his touchy, pondering investigations of perplexing family connections, met kids at shelters.
The youths, Kore-eda said, addressed whether, as undesirable children, it would have been exceptional not to be conceived.

“Child encloses exist Japan too,” Kore-eda said at a public interview in Seoul recently, which he went to essentially.

“I needed to depict the excursion of a gathering — some with honest goals and some with malignance — with different stories encompassing a child who was left in a child box.”