A5-Animation around the world

And to the moon, with Wallace and Gromit.
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1.
When Marnie Was There (2014)
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Upon being sent to live with relatives in the countryside, 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. (103 mins.)
 
2.
The Garden of Words (2013)
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A 15-year-old boy and 27-year-old woman find an unlikely friendship one rainy day in the Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden. (46 mins.)
Director: Makoto Shinkai
“ Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, Japan. ” - road-traveled
 
3.
Chico & Rita (2010)
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Chico is a young piano player with big dreams. Rita is a beautiful singer with an extraordinary voice. Music and romantic desire unites them, but their journey - in the tradition of the Latin ballad, the bolero - brings heartache and torment. (94 mins.)
“ 1940s.
Havana
New York
Paris
Las Vegas ” - road-traveled
 
4.
Hansel and Gretel (1954)
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An "electronic puppet" version of the Humperdinck opera, adapted for children and using spoken dialogue as well as Humperdinck's music. (72 mins.)
Director: John Paul
“ Made in New York City. ” - road-traveled
 
5.
Kirikou and the Sorceress (1998)
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In a troubled African village, an unusual baby is born. (74 mins.)
“ Africa ” - road-traveled
 
6.
Princes and Princesses (2000)
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Six old-style funny silhouetted fairy tales for not so-old-style people. (70 mins.)
Director: Michel Ocelot
 
7.
A Close Shave (1995 Short Film)
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Wallace falls for Wendolene, a wool shop owner, while Gromit is framed for the sheep rustling. (30 mins.)
Director: Nick Park
 
8.
The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)
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Wallace and his loyal dog, Gromit, set out to discover the mystery behind the garden sabotage that plagues their village and threatens the annual giant vegetable growing contest. (85 mins.)
Director: Steve Box, Nick Park
 
9.
A Grand Day Out (1989 Short Film)
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Wallace takes a break from trying to decide on a holiday destination only to find he has no cheese for his crackers. The solution to both problems is a trip to the moon, with dog Gromit, because everybody knows the moon's made of cheese. (23 mins.)
Director: Nick Park
 
10.
The Wrong Trousers (1993 Short Film)
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Wallace is used by a criminal penguin in a robbery involving mechanical trousers. (30 mins.)
Director: Nick Park
 
11.
Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
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When an unconfident young woman is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking castle. (119 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
 
12.
Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro (1979)
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A flamboyant thief and his gang struggle to free a princess from an evil count's clutches and to learn the hidden secret to a fabulous treasure that she holds part of a key to. (100 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
“ 11/13 ” - road-traveled
 
13.
My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
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When two girls move to the country to be near their ailing mother, they have adventures with the wondrous forest spirits who live nearby. (86 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
“ 6/13 ” - road-traveled
 
14.
Ponyo (2008)
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A five year-old boy develops a relationship with Ponyo, a goldfish princess who longs to become a human after falling in love with him. (101 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
 
15.
Kirikou and the Wild Beasts (2005)
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Kirikou's Grandfather says that the story of Kirikou and The Witch was too short, so he proceeds to explain more about Kirikou's accomplishments... (75 mins.)
“ Africa ” - road-traveled
 
16.
The Triplets of Belleville (2003)
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When her grandson is kidnapped during the Tour de France, Madame Souza and her beloved pooch Bruno team up with the Belleville Sisters--an aged song-and-dance team from the days of Fred Astaire--to rescue him. (78 mins.)
Director: Sylvain Chomet
“ France
New York ” - road-traveled
 
17.
Persepolis (2007)
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A precocious and outspoken Iranian girl grows up during the Islamic Revolution. (96 mins.)
“ Tehran
Vienna ” - road-traveled
 
18.
Waltz with Bashir (2008 Documentary)
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An Israeli film director interviews fellow veterans of the 1982 invasion of Lebanon to reconstruct his own memories of his term of service in that conflict. (90 mins.)
Director: Ari Folman
“ Lebanon
3/13
tanks, beaches, ocean. ” - road-traveled
 
19.
Deconstruction Workers (2008 Short Film)
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(6 mins.)
Director: Kajsa Næss
“ Norway. ” - road-traveled
 
20.
Average 40 Matches (2010 Short Film)
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(2 mins.)
“ Turkey ” - road-traveled
 
21.
Bâmiyân (2008 Short Film)
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632 AD, the Chinese monk Xuanzang discovers the prodigious statues representing Buddha in the valley of Bamiyan Afghanistan... (14 mins.)
Director: Patrick Pleutin
“ France, about a Chinese Monk. ” - road-traveled
 
22.
Please Say Something (2008 Short Film)
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A troubled relationship between a Cat and Mouse set in the distant future. (10 mins.)
Director: David O'Reilly
“ Ireland, Germany ” - road-traveled
 
23.
Flatlife (2004 Short Film)
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The lives and interactions of four neighbours in an apartment building are seen simultaneously in four different rooms. (10 mins.)
Director: Jonas Geirnaert
“ Belgium ” - road-traveled
 
24.
She Who Measures (2008 Short Film)
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Are we truly free? Are our desires truly our own or merely imposed products of the society we live in... (7 mins.)
“ Croatia ” - road-traveled
 
25.
Home Road Movies (2002 Short Film)
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A sweet reminiscence about a family of four children and their RAF-veteran dad, who knows the timetable of every bus in London... (12 mins.)
“ UK ” - road-traveled
 
26.
The Tale of How (2006 Short Film)
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The story of the Piranha birds or Dodos as they would be known to you. (4 mins.)
“ South Africa ” - road-traveled
 
27.
Never Like the First Time! (2006 Documentary)
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Four people get to tell the story of their "first time", an animated film based on documentary interviews... (15 mins.)
Director: Jonas Odell
“ Sweden ” - road-traveled
 
28.
The Runt (2006 Short Film)
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(10 mins.)
Director: Andreas Hykade
“ Germany ” - road-traveled
 
29.
Wrinkles (2011)
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An astonishing cocktail of friendship, resistance and life set among the unexpected landscape of an elderly care facility. (89 mins.)
“ Spain.
Relationships in a care home. ” - road-traveled
 
30.
The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (2013)
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Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter and his wife, a tiny girl grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady. The mysterious young princess enthralls all who encounter her - but ultimately she must confront her fate, the punishment for her crime. (137 mins.)
Director: Isao Takahata
“ Japan. ” - road-traveled
 
31.
Where the Toys Come from (1984)
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Two curious toys, Peepers and Zoom, wonder about how they become toys. Aided by Robin, their equally curious owner, Zoom and Peepers visit a toy museum - "Home for Old Toys" to discover their existence. (58 mins.)
Director: Theodore Thomas
 
32.
Idiots and Angels (2008)
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Angel is a selfish, abusive, morally bankrupt man who hangs out as his local bar, berating the other patrons... (78 mins.)
Director: Bill Plympton
 
33.
Mary and Max (2009)
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A tale of friendship between two unlikely pen pals: Mary, a lonely, eight-year-old girl living in the suburbs of Melbourne, and Max, a forty-four-year old, severely obese man living in New York. (92 mins.)
Director: Adam Elliot
 
34.
Daria (1997 TV Series)
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A smart and cynical girl goes through teenage life as a proud outsider in a world of mainly idiotic adolescents and condescending adults. (30 mins.)
Director: Karen Disher
 
35.
Claymation Comedy of Horrors Show (1991 Short Film)
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Wilshire Pig and Sheldon Snail discover a map to uncover Doctor Frankenswine's monster. All kinds of mishaps ensue in their quest. (30 mins.)
Director: Barry Bruce
 
36.
The Life & Adventures of Santa Claus (1985 TV Movie)
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At a council convened by The Great Ak, the forest being tells the story of Santa Claus to explain why he deserves to made immortal. (50 mins.)
 
37.
Race for Your Life, Charlie Brown (1977)
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The Peanuts gang goes to summer camp, and they participate in a river-raft race against some cheating bullies. (76 mins.)
 
38.
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977)
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A collection of animated shorts based on the stories and characters by A. A. Milne. (74 mins.)
 
39.
Perfect Blue (1997)
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A retired pop singer turned actress' sense of reality is shaken when she is stalked by an obsessed fan and seemingly a ghost of her past. (81 mins.)
Director: Satoshi Kon
 
40.
Santo Bugito (1995 TV Series)
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In Santo Bugito, a border town of anthropomorphic insects between Texas and Mexico, ant Carmen and her ant husband run a restaurant where their odd insect regulars relax and share their misadventures. (52 mins.)
“ Texas western bordertown. ” - road-traveled