GIOVANNI'S ISLAND

GIOVANNI NO SHIMA

By Mizuho NISHIKUBO

PRODUCTION I.G - as SALES All rights, World / PROD

Animation - Completed 2014

On August 15th, 1945, they told us we had lost the war. At that time, we did not really understand. Then one day, everything changed. That was the day I met Tanya.

Festivals
& Awards

Fantasia IFF 2014
Official Selection
Annecy Animation Film Festival 2014
Official Competition, Jury Distinction
Fantasia Film Festival 2014
Official Selection, Satoshi Kon Award & Audience Award
Moscow International Film Festival 2014
Official Selection
Sakhalin International Film Festival 2014
Closing Film
New York International Children's Film Festival 2014
Official Competition
Chicago International Children's Film Festival 2014
Official Competition, Children's Jury Prize & Adult Jury Prize
38th Japan Academy Prizes 2015
Excellence Prize
    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Animation, Family, Drama
    • Countries
    • JAPAN
    • Languages
    • JAPANESE, RUSSIAN
    • Duration
    • 102 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Mizuho NISHIKUBO
    • Writer(s)
    • Shigemichi SUGITA, Yoshiki SAKURAI
    • Producer(s)
    • Mitsuhisa ISHIKAWA (Production I.G)
    • Synopsis
    • In the aftermath of the most devastating conflict mankind had ever experienced, the tiny island of Shikotan became part of the Sakhalin Oblast... and on this unhealed border in a forgotten corner of the world, friendship among children from two different countries timidly blossomed, striving to overcome language barriers and the waves of history. Based on true events.
    • Production schedule
    • completed
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