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WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE (OMOIDE NO MARNIE) – Takatsugu Muramatsu

July 18, 2014 Leave a comment

whenmarniewasthereOriginal Review by Jonathan Broxton

When Marnie Was There (Omoide No Marnie) is a beautiful Japanese animated film, based on the popular children’s novel by Joan Robinson, directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi for Hayao Miyazaki’s Studio Ghibli. It tells the story of a young girl named Anna, who is sent to live in the countryside for health reasons. There she meets an unlikely friend in the form of Marnie, a young girl with flowing blonde hair. As their friendship develops, a series of unusual development begin to suggest that Marnie has closer ties to the Anna than she originally expected. Read more…