Monstra Festival

Japan

Japan

Spirited Away
Only Yesterday
Millennium Actress
Spirited Away
Spirited Away
Country: Japan , Year: 2001 , Duration: 125 mins.
Sinopsys:
Ten-year-old Chihiro is upset that her parents have decided to move. On the way to the new house her family takes a detour on the road and finds a hidden and abandoned amusement park. Like in a dream, she falls into a secret world inhabited by fantastic creatures and is now the protegeé of  Haku, a boy with magical powers. Now she must navigate this strange world to save her parents, and learn to be brave, determined and humble.
Credits:
Director: Hayao Miyazaki Writer: Hayao Miyazaki Production: Toshio Suzuki Music: Joe Hisaishi
Only Yesterday
Only Yesterday
Country: Japan , Year: 1991 , Duration: 113 mins.
Sinopsys:
27-year-old Taeko Okajima has lived her whole life in Tokyo where she also works. Single and fed up from her routine she decides to take some days off work and visit her brother-in-law’s family in the countryside and help with the crops. On the train ride, Taeko reminisces on her childhood years and how much she wanted to go on holidays out of town like her schoolmates. But she had no family in the countryside, and so she had to stay in the city, dreaming of the day when she could finally fulfill her wish.
Credits:
Director: Isao Takahata Writer: Isao Takahata Production: Toshio Suzuki Music: Masaru Hoshi
Millennium Actress
Millennium Actress
Country: Japan , Year: 2001 , Duration: 87 mins.
Sinopsys:
A TV interviewer and his cameraman meet a former actress and travel through her memories and career.
Credits:
Director: Satoshi Kon Writer: Satoshi Kon, Sadayuki Murai Production: Tarô Maki Music: Susumu Hirasawa Sound Design: Masafumi Mima, Airi Mori