In This Corner of the World

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Japan | 2016 | 128 minutes | Sunao Katabuchi

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Winner of the Japan Academy Prize for Animation of the Year, this touching film tells the story of an 18-year-old woman who combats her daily struggles in Hiroshima during World War II, and has to maintain the will to live.

Screenings will be in Japanese with English subtitles.


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The award-winning story of In This Corner of the World follows a young lady named Suzu Urano, 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. Her perseverance and courage underpin this heart-warming and inspirational tale of the everyday challenges faced by the Japanese in the midst of a violent, war-torn country. This beautiful yet poignant tale shows that even in the face of adversity and loss, people can come together and rebuild their lives.

  • Director: Sunao Katabuchi
  • Principal Cast: Non, Megumi Han, Yoshimasa Hosoya, Natsuki Inaba, Nanase Iwai
  • Country: Japan
  • Year: 2016
  • Running Time: 128 minutes
  • Producer: Taro Maki, Masao Maruyama
  • Screenplay: Sunao Katabuchi
  • Language: Japanese
  • Has Subtitles: Yes