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4.2
2,741 Ratings

Nobody Knows

Daremo shiranai | 誰も知らない

Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda
Japan, 2004
Drama

Synopsis

Winner of the Best Actor prize at Cannes for its young star Yûya Yagira, a twelve-year-old boy named Akira must care for his three younger siblings when their irresponsible mother leaves them in their Tokyo apartment with very little money.

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Nobody Knows Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda
This is one of those rare performances that could only be given in movies, a performance that penetrates to the heart of film acting — behaving unself-consciously in front of the camera. That it comes from so young an actor makes it all the more remarkable.
February 05, 2005
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Hirokazu Kore-eda’s splendid, crushing new film "Nobody Knows" floats like a feather yet finally plunges like a dagger.
February 04, 2005
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It will surprise no one familiar with [Kore-eda] that his latest picture is calm and careful, wise and kind, suffused with subtle performances and subtler luminescence.
February 04, 2005
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