The Boy and the Heron

Where death comes to an end, life finds a new beginning.

While the Second World War rages, the teenage Mahito, haunted by his mother's tragic death, is relocated from Tokyo to the serene rural home of his new stepmother Natsuko, a woman who bears a striking resemblance to the boy's mother. As he tries to adjust, this strange new world grows even stranger following the appearance of a persistent gray heron, who perplexes and bedevils Mahito, dubbing him the "long-awaited one."

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The Movie DB Score:

74%

Genre:

Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

Directors:

Hayao Miyazaki, Hayao Miyazaki

Leads:

Soma Santoki, Masaki Suda, Ko Shibasaki, Aimyon, Yoshino Kimura, Takuya Kimura, Keiko Takeshita, Jun Fubuki

Music:

Joe Hisaishi

Length:

124 minutes

Year:

2023

Country:

Japan

Language:

日本語

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