Summer of 1945. The inhabitants of the tiny island of Shikotan live their lives oblivious to the war that’s taking place all over the world, until the arrival of the Russians forces them to collide with the gruesome reality. A Japanese boy and a Russian girl will defy the language barriers and the wounds of History in this animated film based on a true story that recurs to the imaginary of the brilliant Miyazaki.
One of Mamoru Oshii’s team members since 1993, he began to work in the animation field with Osamu Dezaki and debuted with Cat's Magical Forest (06). He presented Musashi: The Dream of the Last Samurai (09) in Sitges.
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Edition: 2014 Section: Oficial Fantàstic Especials Original language: