Wolf Children

Wolf Children

Wolf Children

When her werewolf lover dies during a hunting trip, a young woman is left to raise their two children by herself while keeping their werewolf traits a secret from society. From the writer-director of Summer Wars and Oscar nominee Mirai.

2012Rating: PG, Violence117 minsJapan
AnimatedDramaKids & FamilyFantasyRomanceWorld Cinema

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Wolf Children / Reviews

Time Out

Time Out

This anime feature takes an intriguing premise and does little with it. The detailed Ghibli-esque visuals are decent enough, but this is disappointingly bland.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Wolf Children is rather an odd story, told in a one-of-a-kind style that feels equal parts sentimental, somber and strange.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Telling the story through the eyes of the harried, bereaved but indomitable mother gives this calm, funny, only occasionally schmaltzy family film a maturity Twilight never reached.

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The Telegraph

The Telegraph

The movie is hauntingly romantic at heart, in the best spirit of a Gothic fairytale, but without the harsh shadows or hard edges.

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