WHO’S IN IT? (ENGLISH VERSION)
Hailee Steinfeld (True Grit), Kiernan Shipka (Mad Men), Ava Acres (Happy Feet Two), Vanessa L. Williams (Shaft), Catherine O’Hara (A Mighty Wind), Geena Davis (Thelma and Louise), John C. Reilly (Step Brothers), Grey DeLisle (TMNT), Ellen Burstyn (The Exorcist), Fred Tatasciore (Enchanted), Kathy Bates (Misery), Raini Rodriguez (Paul Blart: Mall Cop), Bob Bergen (Space Jam)
WHO’S IN IT? (JAPANESE VERSION)
Sara Takatsuki (Haganai), Kasumi Arimura (Strobe Edge), Hana Sugisaki (In the Hero), Hitomi Kuroki (Sada), Nanako Matsushima (Bizan), Susumu Terajima (Hana), Toshie Negishi (Audition), Kazuko Yoshiyuki (Taboo), Yo Oizumi (Brave Story)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Hiromasa Yonebayashi (Arrietty), director, writer; Keiko Niwa (Tales from Earthsea), Masashi Ando (film debut) and David Freedman (The Magic Snowflake), writers; Yoshiaki Nishimura (The Tale of the Princess Kaguya), producer; Takatsugu Muramatsu (The Shadow Spirit), composer; Atsushi Okui (Spirited Away), cinematographer; Rie Matsubara (Utopa), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
12-year-old Anna (Steinfeld in English, Takatsuki in Japanese) is sent to live in the countryside, where she meets and forms a friendship with a mysterious girl named Marnie (Shipka/Arimura), who may be closer to Anna than she perhaps realizes…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Set to be the final film released by Studio Ghibli before its hiatus, When Marnie Was There retains the beauty and powerful storytelling we’ve come to expect from the legendary anime studio.