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Giovanni's Island (Jobanni no shima) (2014)

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Starring (View all)
Tatsuya Nakadai Tatsuya Nakadai
Junpei Senou
Yukie Nakama Yukie Nakama
Sawako
Kota Yokoyama Kota Yokoyama
Junpei Senou
Junya Taniai Junya Taniai
Senou, Kanta
Kaoru Yachigusa Kaoru Yachigusa
Sawako (older)
Ho Han Yoo Ho Han Yoo
(voice)


Written by (View all)
Shigemichi Sugita Shigemichi Sugita
(original story)
Wendee Lee Wendee Lee
adaptation


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Description: In the aftermath of the most devastating conflict mankind had ever experienced, the tiny island of Shikotan became part of the Sakhalin Oblast… and on the unhealed border of this remote corner of the world, friendship among children from two different countries timidly blossomed, striving to overcome language barriers and the waves of history. Based on true events. A dramatic yet heart-warming story of cross-cultural friendship among children in the aftermath of WWII. ... (more)
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"The Soviets invade a small island off the coast of Japan after the end of WWII. After being turfed out of their homes, a young boy Junpei befriends Tanya, the daughter of the Soviet Commander. But when Junpei's father is betrayed to the Soviets, Junpei blames Tanya, believing that she told her father a secret with which he had entrusted her. This is a really beautiful animated movie, filled with both humour and loss, all told on a human scale where nobody is all-good and nobody is all-bad. The "


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