In This Corner Of The World
touched and wowed audiences at the 29th Tokyo International Film Festival.
The Telegraph's Robbie Collin had this to say about the heart-warming feature:
“Confronting the horrors of history head-on can make for cinema that’s impossible to shake, but Katabuchi’s painterly, introspective film proves a sideways approach can be just as indelible”
Written by the award-winning manga artist Fumiyo Kouno and directed by Sunao Katabuchi (Mai Mai Miracle
follows the story of Suzu, who in 1944 moves to the small town of Kure in Hiroshima to live with her husband’s family. Suzu’s life is thrown into chaos when her town is bombed during World War II.
This inspirational tale also won over ScreenDaily who said the following in their glowing review:
“This is a beautiful, heart-swelling animated movie, to be certain, but it’s also one that knows that such picturesque sights and pleasant sensations are only part of the equation.”
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Read Robbie Collin's four star review here.
Read ScreenDaily's full review here.
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