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The place promised in our early days Kumo no Muko, Yakusoku no Basho / original story, screenplay and director ; Makoto Shinkai.

Shinkai, Makoto. (Added Author). Tazawa, Ushio. (Added Author). Chino, Fumiko. (Added Author). Tenmon. (Added Author). Foster, Steve. (Added Author). Ledford, John. (Added Author). Williams, Mark (Added Author). A.D.V. Films (Firm) (Added Author).
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  • 4 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 1413910408
  • ISBN: 9781413910407
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: [United States] : ADV Films, [2005]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title transliterated from the Japanese.
DVD release of the Japanese film originally produced in 2004.
Special features: supplemental materials (40 min.) include interview with Makoto Shinkai; original Japanese trailers; three interviews with the Japanese cast.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Character designs and executive director of animation, Ushio Tazawa. DVD graphics and packaging design, Fumiko Chino ; music by Tenmon. English language & subtitled versions presented by A.D.V. Films ; produced by Steven Foster ; executive producers, John Ledford and Mark Williams.
Summary, etc.:
In this alternate world, Japan is divided after World War II: Hokkaido, renamed "Ezo," belongs to "the Union;" the rest of the archipelago is an American dependency. Ezo is dominated by the Union Tower, a seemingly topless needle. Middle school students Hiroki and Takuya dream of visiting the Tower, and start building an airplane. They're joined by Sayuri, who nurtures a crush on Hiroki. As the characters move into high school, Sayuri falls into a coma. Hiroki and Takuya learn that her dreams are linked to the Tower and to experiments in contacting parallel universes.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD ; Region 1 ; widescreen presentation (aspect ratio 4:3) ; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Note:
In Japanese or dubbed English, with English subtitles.
Subject: Air pilots > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Animated films > Japan.
Fantasy films > Japan.
Science fiction films > Japan.
Genre: War drama.

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