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WHISPER OF THE HEART

WHISPER OF THE HEART

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WHISPER OF THE HEART

  • Directed by Yoshifumi Kondô
  • Starring Yoko Honna, Issei Takahashi, Takashi Tachibana
  • 1995 | 111mins | Japan | rated (U)

Based on the manga with the same title, this animated film follows Shizuku (Yōko Honna), an inquisitive young girl and a voracious reader, who longs to be a writer when she grows up. One day she notices that all of her library books have previously been taken out by one Seiji Amasawa (Issei Takahashi). Amid chasing after a large cat, befriending an eccentric antiques dealer (Keiju Kobayashi) and writing her first novel, Shizuku aims to find this mysterious boy who may well be her soul mate.