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Waker Film Reviews! Whisper of the Heart (1995) 2013.04.08


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Posted 12 October 2014 - 10:32 PM

Release year: 1995

Director: Yoshifumi Kondô

 

Liked

Rating: 4.5/5

Rewatched: Apr 08, 2013

 

A film where Ghibli steps back from fantasy (there's still a little here) and science fiction and turns to real life. Its ability to capture attention by introducing curiosity is one of the good things. A little like Tokyo Story does.

 

Ghibli has always been good at having interesting things happen. Beyond that, just the normal banter between family members and classmates made me feel closer to the world of the film. Turns into a great love story.


Edited by Waker, 12 October 2014 - 10:39 PM.

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