On a journey to find the cure for a Tatarigami's curse, Ashitaka finds himself in the middle of a war between the forest gods and Tatara, a mining colony. In this quest he also meets San, the Mononoke Hime.
Way back when (well, 2012 to be exact), we commissioned a video to launch the new ASOS Africa collection. Little did we know one of its stars would end up landing the biggest job in the ... See full summary »
High schooler Yuu and his friend Haru get involved in a case involving his childhood friend Kotona, which forces them to go back and forth between another world that is different but is ... See full summary »
Actress Daisy Ridley who voices Taeko was born over 1 year after the production stages of the movie began. Production started in early 1991. Daisy Ridley was born April 10, 1992 making the film itself older than some of the cast. See more »
Rainy days, cloudy days, sunny days... which do you like?
Oh, then we're alike.
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We've all seen those "coming of age" movies that transition the protagonist from childhood into puberty, and there's heaps of "discover your inner child" movies to put some fun in your life or life in your fun or whatever -- Only Yesterday is a rarity: Unsure and a little lost in her urban complacency, Taeko finds she must step beyond her inner-child shadow before she can grow up and move on with her life.
Only Yesterday isn't about grade-five, it's about being 27 by way of grade-five. It's a story about stepping out of our childhood, like the way we finally, and graciously, say goodbye to a worn-out favourite pair of shoes, or when, once we get to our destination, we can thank a particularly helpful bus driver and disembark.
Ugh, that's not much of a review, is it. Fortunately, Takahata says it all ten thousand times better than this :)
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