From Up on Poppy Hill

A Studio Ghibli Animation, Based on the true story of a group of Yokohama teens who are trying to save their schools clubhouse from being taken down in preparation for the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. School girl Umi Matsuzaki has befriended a boy from the clubhouse called Shun Kazama, the two become close friends but they are soon torn apart when they realizes they may be brother and sister. At the same time Umi and Shun must travel to Tokyo and approach the man responsible for the Olympic grounds and convince him to relocate away from the school and clubhouse.

Director: Goro Miyazaki

Actors: Sarah Bolger, Anton Yelchin, Edie Mirman, Jamie Lee Curtis, Gillian Anderson, Chris Noth, Bruce Dern

Year: 2011

Length: 92 Minutes

Classification: G+ General


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