When Marnie Was There
- 103 min
- Directed by: Hiromasa Yonebayashi
- Cast: Sara Takatsuki, Kasumi Arimura, Nanako Matsushima
- Language: Japanese
- UK release: 15 October 2015
When asthmatic 12 year old Anna suffers panic attacks and finds it hard to make friends, her parents send her to her aunt and uncle in the country for the summer, where she finds a new friend in (possibly imagianary) Marnie. Proof that Studio Ghibli has life beyond Miyazaki; a beguiling, delicately executed, almost Hitchcockian tale about complex emotional issues.
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When Marnie Was There6 Jun 2016
Charming, Oscar-nominated animation from the ever-reliable Studio Ghibli
Animation powerhouse Studio Ghibli continues to prove that there is life beyond Miyazaki. Their first Japanese / European co-production The Red Turtle was a highlight of this year’s Cannes Film Festival. The Oscar-nominated When Marnie Was There marks a…
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