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In This Corner of the World (Kono sekai no katasumi ni) (2017)

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Critic Consensus: In This Corner of the World offers a unique ground-level perspective on an oft-dramatized period in history, further distinguished by beautiful hand-drawn animation.

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"In This Corner of the World is an incredibly exquisite, artful and socially relevant film that will impact everyone who sees it. We're really proud in presenting this remarkable, hand-drawn animated film to North American movie audience," said Melissa Boag, Shout's Senior Vice President of Kids & Family Entertainment. "Funimation Films has a great track record in launching prominent international animated movies across cinemas in North America. We couldn't find a more committed and perfect company to join us on the theatrical launch of In This Corner of the World."

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An elegant reminder that we can never forget what life during wartime does to the human soul.

August 18, 2017 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

From the casualties-of-war file comes a gorgeous-looking animated feature from the writer-director Sunao Katabuchi.

August 18, 2017 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

"Corner" is a deeply sympathetic tale, using the possibilities of animation not just to pique curiosity, but to devastate.

August 17, 2017 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

[Suzu's] life is treated as thoroughly unexceptional ... except of course it isn't. Besides a heart full of (hesitant) love and a soul full of (bashful) virtue, she has the artist's drive to capture the passing world

August 17, 2017 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

The painterly beauty of anime detaches the viewer from the terrible events depicted, but it also makes these cataclysms more accessible to the imagination.

August 17, 2017 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

It's the images that are meant to stay with us, and they do.

August 10, 2017 | Full Review…
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