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AniMovie 7: In This Corner of the World (14 years and older)
6. May 2017, 20:00 - 22:15
Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni (In This Corner Of The World)
Regie Director: Sunao Katabuchi / Japan / 10/2016 / 02:09:12 min. / Produktion Production: Genco / Weltvertrieb World Sales: Manga Entertainment Ltd / Animatsu Entertainment Ltd
A young girl named Suzu Urano, who moves to the small town of Kure in Hiroshima in 1944 where she marries Shūsaku Hōjō, a young clerk who works at the local naval base. Living with his family, Suzu becomes essential to the running of the household and creatively prepares meals during the tough wartime conditions. In 1945, intense bombings by the US military finally reach Kure with devastating effect to the townsfolk and their way of life. Suzu’s life is changed irrevocably, but through perseverance and courage, she manages to continue to live life to the fullest. This beautiful yet tragic tale shows that even in the face of misery and loss, people can come together and rebuild their lives.