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In a countryside home, Mahito Maki sits at a table facing a humanoid man in a bird costume. Both have serious gazes.

The Boy and the Heron Kimitachi wa Dou Ikiru ka

  Hayao Miyazaki

  Japan     123 minutes


A young boy named Mahito yearning for his mother ventures into a world shared by the living and the dead. There, death comes to an end, and life finds a new beginning.

A semi-autobiographical fantasy about life, death, and creation,
 in tribute to friendship, from the mind of Hayao Miyazaki.

 Japanese with subtitles

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Film Credits

  •   Toshio Suzuki
  •   Hayao Miyazaki
  •   Joe Hisaishi
  •   Studio Ghibli
  •   https://gkids.com