As the city of Yokohama prepares to host the 1963 Olympics, students Umi (voiced by Sarah Bolger) and Shun (Anton Yelchin) become friends. When a local clubhouse is threatened with demolition to make room for the games, and past secrets cause conflict for Umi and Shun, their relationship looks like it might also be wrecked. Charming Studio Ghibli animated film also stars the voices of Masami Nagasawa and Jun'ichi Okada in the original Japanese version. 91 min. Soundtracks: Japanese, English; Subtitles: English; featurette; interviews; music video; storyboards; trailers; TV spots. In Japanese with English subtitles/Dubbed in English.
From the legendary Studio Ghibli, creators of SPIRITED AWAY, HOWL'S MOVING CASTLE, and THE SECRET WORLD OF ARRIETTY, comes another animated triumph. Yokohama, 1963. Japan is picking itself up from the devastation of World War II and preparing to host the Olympics. The mood is one of both optimism and conflict as the young generation struggles to throw off the shackles of a troubled past. Against this backdrop of hope and change, a friendship begins to blossom between high school students Umi (Sarah Bolger) and Shun (Anton Yelchin) but a buried secret from their past emerges to cast a shadow on the future and pull them apart. From a screenplay by Academy Award-winner Hayao Miyazaki and featuring an all-star English voice cast!