October 21, 2020

Movies with Goro Miyazaki

FROM UP ON POPPY HILL

A gentle, nostalgic look at Japan in 1963, told from the perspective of Umi, a schoolgirl who lives with her grandmother in a houseful of eccentric boarders. Umi, though melancholic, develops a crush on a classmate, whose family history is connected to hers in ways that complicate the romance. These … [Read more...]