Directed by Sunao Katabuchi, In This Corner Of The World tells the story of a woman dealing with the bombing of Hiroshima in 1945. The movie was featured at the 2017 Los Angeles film festival, along with winning “Animation of the Year” at the 40th Japan Academy Film Prize. If you are interested in seeing In This Corner Of The World theatrically, it’s just been released in select cinemas nationwide.
A few screenings are available in California and New York. If you’re unavailable to see one of those, a plethora of theaters will be showing the movie starting August 18. For more information on finding a screening of In This Corner Of The World, click here.
“The award-winning story of In This Corner Of The World follows a young lady named Suzo 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.”
The film is beautiful – check out some screenshots below, via the official website.
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