About

The Yamadas are a typical middle class Japanese family in urban Tokyo and this film shows us a variety of episodes of their lives. With tales that range from the humourous to the heartbreaking, we see this family cope with life's little conflicts, problems and joys in their own way.

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Directed by

Isao Takahata

Written by

Isao Takahata (Writer)
Eric Garcia (Adaptation)
Hisaichi Ishii (Writer)
Leo Chu (Adaptation)

Runtime

104 minutes

Country

Japan

Language

Japanese

Tagline

The safety of family is the wish of the world

Cast

Keywords

anime dysfunctional family cult film grandmother surrealism computer animation based on comic middle class urban setting haiku japanese family

Lists

Studio Ghibli Feature Films Studio Ghibli