Posted by Ashley Williams
Check the brand new trailer for In This Corner of the World from Sunao Katabuchi. The movie opens on August 11 2017.
Written and directed by Sunao Katabuchi, based on the award-winning manga by Fumiyo Kouno
An empowering coming-of-age tale set against the backdrop of World War II, In This Corner of the World is a captivating story about the resilience and triumph of the human spirit. Based on the award-winning Japanese manga by Fumiyo Kouno, In This Corner of the World is written and directed by Sunao Katabuchi and produced by GENCO and Japanese animation studio MAPPA. Bolstered by emotionally resonant storytelling and exquisite hand-drawn animation, this acclaimed animated feature recently won the coveted Animation of the Year award at this year’s 40th Japan Academy Prize. The film has been selected to screen in competition this week at Annecy 2017 and will have its North American film festival premiere in competition at LA Film Festival (June 20). In This Corner of the World will open across U.S. cinemas on August 11, 2017 from Shout! Factory Films & Funimation Films.