When Marnie Was There


Story Theatre at Grace Point Church Tue, May 5, 2015 10:00 AM
Film Info
Category:Animation Drama
Year of Production:2014
Original Language:English
Recommended Age Range:PG
Director:When Marnie Was There
Producer:Yoshiaki Nishimura
Geoffrey Wexler
Screenwriter:Keiko Niwa
Masashi Ando
Hiromasa Yonebayashi
Cast:Hailee Steinfeld
Kiernan Shipka
John C. Reilly
Vanessa Williams
Geena Davis


Film Synopsis: Sent from her foster home in the city one summer to a sleepy town by the sea in Hokkaido, Anna dreams her days away among the marshes. She believes she’s outside the invisible magic circle to which most people belong – and shuts herself off from everyone around her, wearing her “ordinary face.” Anna never expected to meet a friend like Marnie, who does not judge Anna for being just what she is. But no sooner has Anna learned the loveliness of friendship than she begins to wonder about her newfound friend...