2017 / Film “In This Corner of the World” at Laemmle theaters in Pasadena and Santa Monica, Aug. 11-17

Animated film “In This Corner of the World”

August 11 opening: Laemmle Playhouse 7 Pasadena, Laemmle Monica Film Center Santa Monica

August 18 opening: Harkins Cerritos, Cinemark Orange Stadium 18, Cinemark Huntington Bella Terra, University Town Center Irvine, Regal Alhambra Renaissance, Regal Ontario Palace


In the seaside town of Eba near Hiroshima City, a young woman named Suzu lives with her family. She prefers to spend her time exploring her imagination by drawing and making shapes out of the clouds.

In the early 1940’s, as World War II becomes a reality, Suzu must face challenges that become harsher by the day. After marrying a man who is drafted by the Japanese Navy, she is left to care for her husband’s family in Kure, 15 miles away from her home.

From the mind of Sunao Katabuchi, a prodigy of anime in Japan, this thoughtfully animated coming-of-age film tells a story of a woman who fights through the horrors of war with imagination, determination and love. (Cristhian Barron, L.A. Film Festival)



Shout! Factory Films and Funimation Films
Director: Sunao Katabuchi
Voice Cast: Non, Yoshimasa Hosoya, Natsuki Inaba, Minori Omi, Daisuke Ono
Written by:  Sunao Katabuchi
Based on the award-winning manga by Fumiyo Kouno
Produced by: Taro Maki and Masao Maruyama
Genre: Animated Feature
English and Japanese with English subtitles
MPAA Rating: PG-13