About

Upon being sent to live with relatives in the countryside due to an illness, an emotionally distant adolescent girl becomes obsessed with an abandoned mansion and infatuated with a girl who lives there - a girl who may or may not be real.

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Directed by

Hiromasa Yonebayashi

Written by

Masashi Ando (Screenplay)
Keiko Niwa (Screenplay)
Hiromasa Yonebayashi (Screenplay)
Joan G. Robinson (Novel)

Runtime

103 minutes

Country

Japan

Language

Japanese

Tagline

Promise we'll remain a secret, forever.

Cast

Keywords

anime friendship photograph imaginary friend young girl flashback personal diary

Photos

Lists

Studio Ghibli Feature Films Studio Ghibli

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Animated Feature Film of the Year