Current user rating: 95/100 (34 votes)
- Movie: I Wish (English title) / Miracle (literal title)
- Romaji: Kiseki
- Japanese: 奇跡
- Director: Hirokazu Koreeda
- Writer: Hirokazu Koreeda
- Producer: Kentaro Koike, Hijiri Taguchi
- Cinematographer: Yutaka Yamazaki
- Release Date: June 11, 2011
- Runtime: 128 min.
- Genre: Drama
- Distributor: Gaga Communications
- Language: Japanese
- Country: Japan
Two brothers are separated after their parent's divorce. Older brother Koichi (Koki Maeda) lives with his mother (Nene Otsuka) and grandparents in Kagoshima. Younger brother Ryonosuke (Oshiro Maeda) lives with his father (Joe Odagiri) in Fukuoka. Meanwhile, the Kyushu trainline connecting these two cities is nearing completion. A rumor spreads that when the bullet trains first runs (one coming from the north and one coming from south) and at the exact moment the two trains crosses paths energy is released and wishes will be granted to those that witness the event. Koichi hears of the rumor and implements a plan with his younger brother to reunite his family ....
Additional Cast Members:
- 2011 (36th) Toronto International Film Festival - September 8-18, 2011 - Masters *International Premiere
- 2011 (59th) San Sebastian International Film Festival - September 16-24, 2011 - Official Selection
- 2011 (30th) Vancouver International Film Festival - September 29-October 14, 2011 - Dragons and Tigers
- 2011 (16th) Busan International Film Festival - October 6-14, 2011 - A Window on Asian Cinema
- 2011 (55th) BFI London Film Festival - October 12-27, 2011 - Film on the Square
- 2011 (6th) Kinotayo Film Festival - November 9-November 30, 2011 - En Compétition
- 2012 (41st) International Film Festival Rotterdam - January 25-February 5, 2012 - Spectrum *Dutch Premiere
- 2012 (18th) Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinema - February 14-21, 2012 - Hommage à Kore Eda Hirokazu *French Premiere
- 2012 (14th) Deauville Asian Film Festival - March 7-11, 2012 - Out of Competition
- 2012 (10th) Reggio Emilia: Asian Film Festival - March 16-24, 2012 - Competition Section
- 2012 (36th) Hong Kong International Film Festival - March 21-April 5, 20112 - Auteurs
- 2012 (15th) Shanghai International Film Festival - June 16-24, 2012 - Global Village: Japan Film Week
- 2012 (61st) Melbourne International Film Festival - August 2-19, 2012 - Accent on Asia
- 2013 (13th) Marrakech International Film Festival - November 29-December 7, 2013 - Hirokazu Koreeda Tribute
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