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The award-winning story of IN THIS CORNER OF THE WORLD follows a young lady named Suzu Urano, who in 1944 moves to the small town of Kure in Hiroshima to live with her husband’s family. Suzu’s life is thrown into chaos when her town is bombed during World War II. Her perseverance and courage underpin this heart-warming and inspirational tale of the everyday challenges faced by the Japanese in the midst of a violent, war-torn country. This beautiful yet poignant tale shows that even in the face of adversity and loss, people can come together and rebuild their lives.


In English audio and Japanese with English Subtitles


128 minutes

Cast & Staff


Japanese: Non

English: Laura Post

Shusaku (Suzu's husband)

Japanese: Yoshimasa Hosoya

English: Todd Haberkorn

Harumi (Niece)

Japanese: Natsuki Inaba

English: Ava Pickard

Keiko (Suzu's sister-in-law)

Japanese: Minori Omi

English: Kira Buckland


Japanese: Daisuke Ono

English: Jason Palmer

Sumi (Suzu's little sister)

Japanese: Megumi Han

English: Christine Cabanos

Entarou (Shusaku's father)

Japanese: Shigeru Ushiyama

English: Kirk Buckland

San (Shusaku's mother)

Japanese: Mayumi Shintani

English: Barbara Goodson


“[V]isually beautiful as it pulls on the heart strings.”

-Marc Pacis, Nerd Reactor

“An empowering coming-of-age tale set against the backdrop of World War II, In This Corner of the World is a captivating story about the resilience and triumph of the human spirit.”

–Troy Anderson, AndersonVision

“[A] wistfully nostalgic time capsule of civilian life under the catastrophic tide of war.”

– Maggie Lee, VARIETY


Empire 25 Theaters
234 West 42nd Street,
New York, NY 10036
Angelika Film Center (6)
18 W. Houston Street,
New York, NY 75215
Playhouse 7 Cinemas
673 E. Colorado Blvd.,
Pasadena, CA 77450
Monica Film Center
1332 Second Street,
Santa Monica, CA 75080
Century Centre 9
845 Market Street Suite 5000,
San Francisco, CA 80120
Elmwood 6
2966 College Avenue,
Berkeley, CA 85286

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