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

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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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A wistfully nostalgic time capsule of civilian life under the catastrophic tide of war.

February 28, 2017 | Full Review…
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The quietly revealing tale from the director Sunao Katabuchi follows the childhood and arranged marriage of Suzu, an "ordinary", but utterly resilient girl, who also has a talent for drawing.

June 22, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

A gorgeously rendered and deeply personal portrayal of a young woman's life in the part of the world where history's greatest conflict reached a devastating conclusion.

June 20, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

If there's a message to this film, it's the often unrecognised forbearance and perseverance of women, and the idea that unlike men, they can put love over pride and nationalism.

March 27, 2017 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

A film that tells an intimate story of struggle and family values before the ravages of war. Definitely a masterpiece. [Full review in Spanish]

March 13, 2017 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

Offers inspirational role models for today's Japan.

November 17, 2016 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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