Mimi Wo Sumaseba
Japan | 1995 | Yoshifumi Kondô
Co-written by Hayao Miyazaki (who also directed some of the fantasy scenes), the only feature by a promising Studio Ghibli animator who died at age 47 tells of a well-read teenage girl who discovers that all the books she checks out from the library have previously been borrowed by another individual. She sets out to find this person, thus setting off on a singular journey that will determine her future life and career. “An ineffably lovely animated ode to young love, creativity and the struggles of self-determination.” –Time Out Film Guide.
111 min. 35mm. Subtitles. Studio Ghibli’s Other Anime Masters
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