When Marnie Was There

When Marnie Was There

By Hiromasa Yonebayashi

  • Genre: Hiromasa Yonebayashi
  • Release Date: 2015-05-22
  • Advisory Rating: PG
  • Runtime: 1h 42min
  • Director: Hiromasa Yonebayashi
  • Production Company: Studio Ghibli
  • iTunes Price: USD 14.99
7.9/10
7.9
From 767 Ratings

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From Japan's famed Studio Ghibli comes an Academy Award®-nominated story of friendship, mystery and discovery that delivers stirring emotions and breathtaking animation. When shy, artistic Anna travels to the seaside to stay with relatives, she stumbles upon an old mansion surrounded by marshes, and the mysterious young girl, Marnie, who lives there. The two girls instantly form a unique connection and friendship that blurs the lines between fantasy and reality. As the days go by, a nearly magnetic pull draws Anna back to the Marsh House again and again, and she begins to piece together the truth surrounding her strange new friend. Based on the beloved young adult novel by Joan G. Robinson and directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi (The Secret World of Arrietty), When Marnie Was There is a haunting tale gorgeously rendered with its moonlit seascapes, glowing orchestral score, and powerful portrayals of friendship and belonging.

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  • I love it all

    5
    By the old Mr Hide
    So happy to find ghibli movies finally in the iTunes ❤️👍👍👍🥳
  • My personal favorite

    5
    By N.A.I.L.
    I’m happy to see Studio Ghibli have it’s catalog on iTunes. This is one of my personal favorite movies. The emotion of this film is off the charts.

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