2 hours 9 minutes

Not Rated

Maine Film Center

Paul J. Schupf Art Center, 93 Main St., Waterville, ME

"Five years after winning the Palme d’Or for SHOPLIFTERS, Academy Award nominated filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda returns with BROKER, starring Cannes Best actor winner Song Kang Ho (PARASITE). The film follows two “brokers” who sell orphaned infants to affluent couples who can’t have children of their own, circumventing the bureaucracy of legal adoption. After an infant’s mother surprises the duo by returning to ensure her child finds a good home, the three embark on a journey to find the right couple, building an unlikely family of their own. “One of the year’s most delightful films. Broker keeps on getting funnier and knottier as secret motives are revealed, sympathies shift, mysteries deepen and dangers multiply. It is, on one level, a farcical crime caper, but it is so elegantly plotted that it never seems contrived”—Nicholas Barber, BBC.

Closing Thursday!
Daily at 6:50


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