13-19 November 2017

Omoide no Mānī (When Marnie Was There)

Hiromasa Yonebayashi

Omoide no Mānī (Hiromasa Yonebayashi)


Shy Anna has just moved to her aunt and uncle's house in a new city. One day she sets off to explore her new surroundings and discovers a mysterious overgrown mansion by a salt marsh that seems somehow strangely familiar. Right from the start, she feels a powerful connection that spurs her on to explore the house inside and out. There she meets Marnie, a girl of her own age who soon becomes her best friend. Together they embark on a series of adventures intertwining fantasy and reality which eventually reveal the origens of this new friendship.


  • Country Japan
  • Year 2014
  • Format digital
  • Running time 103 min
  • Image Colour
  • Language Spanish
  • Producer Studio Ghibli
  • Screenplay Niwa Keiko, Ando Masahi
  • Music Takatsugu Muramatsu


Chicago International Children's Film Festival


Sunday 19, 12.00 h — Teatre CCCB