In 1944, Suzu Urano moves to the small town of Kure in Hiroshima to live with her husband’s family. Soon, their lives are thrown into chaos when Kure town is bombed during World War II.

In This Corner of the World

2017

Cast

Laura Post, Bailey Bucher, Todd Haberkorn

Synopsis

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.

Producers

Taro Maki, Massao Maruyama

Director

Sunao Katabuchi

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Official Selection, Camera Japan Festival 2017
Official Selection, Brisbane Film Festival 2017
Official Selection, Stardust Theater in Haramura 2017
Official Selection, Japan Cuts 2017
Official Selection, Skip City International D-Cinema Festival 2017
Official Selection, Taipei Film Festival 2017
Official Selection, Edinburgh International Film Festival 2017
Official Selection, Nippon Connection Film Festival 2017
Official Selection, Stockholm International Comics Festival 2017
Official Selection, Future Film Festival 2017
Official Selection, Okinawa International Movie Festival 2017
Official Selection, Takasaki Film Festival 2017
Official Selection, The Brussels Animation Film Festival 2017
Official Selection, Holland Animation Film Festival 2017
Official Selection, Japan Media Arts Festival in Singapore 2017
Official Selection, Yokohama Film Festival 2017
Official Selection, Japanese Film Festival 2017
Official Selection, Göteborg Film Festival 2017
Official Selection, Akiba Pass Festival 2017
Official Selection, New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival 2016
Official Selection, Tokyo International Film Festival 2016
Winner, Animation of the Year The 40th Japan Academy Film Prize
Winner, Peace Film Award Hiroshima International Film Festival, 2016