When Marnie Was There

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When Marnie Was There
Omiode no Marnie poster.jpg
Japanese teaser poster for When Marnie Was There
Directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi
Produced by Yoshiaki Nishimura
Toshio Suzuki
Written by Keiko Niwa
Masashi Andō
Hiromasa Yonebayashi
Based on When Marnie Was There 
by Joan G. Robinson
Starring Sara Takatsuki
Kasumi Arimura
Music by Takatsugu Muramatsu
Production
  company
Studio Ghibli
Distributed by Toho
Release date(s)
  • July 19, 2014 (2014-07-19)
Country Japan
Language Japanese

Omoide no Marnie (思い出のマーニー Omoide no Mānī?, literally "Marnie of Memories"), or When Marnie Was There, is an upcoming 2014 Japanese anime film written and directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi, produced by Studio Ghibli, and based on the novel "When Marnie Was There" by Joan G. Robinson.[1] It will premiere on July 19, 2014.[2]

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Anna hasn't a friend in the world - until she meets Marnie among the sand dunes. But Marnie isn't all she seems...

An atmospheric ghost story with truths to tell about friendship, families and loneliness. Anna lives with foster parents, a misfit with no friends, always on the outside of things. Then she is sent to Norfolk to stay with old Mr and Mrs Pegg, where she runs wild on the sand dunes and around the water. There is a house, the Marsh House, which she feels she recognizes - and she soon meets a strange little girl called Marnie, who becomes Anna's first ever friend. Then one day, Marnie vanishes.

A new family, the Lindsays, move into the Marsh House. Having learnt so much from Marnie about friendship, Anna makes firm friends with the Lindsays - and learns some strange truths about Marnie, who was not all she seemed...[3]

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