The Boy and the Heron

124 mins
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Fantasy drama from Studio Ghibli master Hayao Miyazaki. While the Second World War rages, the teenage Mahito, haunted by his... More

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The Boy and the Heron | Ratings & Reviews

Trippy visions
The old maestro serves up no shortage of trippy visions. Hayao Miyazaki's films are like David Lynch’s in that if you approach them as puzzles to figure out, their meaning will slip through your fingers like sand; better to take the red pill and contemplate large, imaginative, emotional truths. Read full article
Luke Buckmaster

The Boy and the Heron | Details

Award winner
Best Animated Feature, Oscars 2024; Best Animated Film, BAFTAs 2024; Best Motion Picture - Animated, Golden Globes 2024.
PG, Violence & coarse language
Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, War
Country of origin

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