Feature Film in Competition 6: A Silent Voice

  • Language : STA
  • Version : VO
  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet
  3. Admission info
  4. When and where ?

A deaf schoolgirl named Shoko meets a boy named Shoya in her new class when she transfers elementary schools. Shoya, who is not deaf, leads the class in bullying Shoko about her impairment. Years later, Shoya, tormented by his past, decides to go see Shoko to try and make amends for what he did back in school by becoming her friend.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: A Silent Voice

    Directed by: Naoko YAMADA

    After studies in Painting, Naoko Yamada joined Kyoto Animation instead and started out as an in-betweener. Her directorial debut came with the popular series "K-On!", followed by "Tamako Market" (2013), the prequel series to the feature "Tamako Love Story" (2014), for which she was awarded the New Face Award at the Japan Media Arts Festival. She now describes herself as a "method" director, emphasizing the minds of the characters.

    Country: Japan

    Year of production: 2016

    Running time: 02 h 09 min

  • Technique

    Category: Feature film

    Techniques used: Diverse techniques

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Teens, Adults, Young adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Naoko YAMADA

    Production: A SILENT VOICE - THE MOVIE PRODUCTION COMMITTEE, KYOTO ANIMATION, PONY CANYON, ABC ANIMATION, QUARAS, SHOCHIKU CO., LTD., KODANSHA LTD.

    Distribution: VIZ MEDIA EUROPE, ABC ANIMATION

    Based on: "A Silent Voice",Yoshitoki Oima (Shonen Magazine, Kodansha Ltd.)

    Artistic direction: Mutsuo Shinohara

    Script: Reiko Yoshida

    Graphics: Mutsuo Shinohara

    Animation: Futoshi Nishiya, Kyoto Animation

    Camera: Kazuya Takao

    Music: Kensuke Ushio

    Sound: Yota Tsuruoka

Admission info

Open to all badgeholders by reservation and single admission ticket sales for the general public

When and where ?

    • Monday 12 June
    • 19:00 → 21:09
    • Cinéma Pathé Pathé 2
    • Version : VO STA
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      Open to all badgeholders by reservation and single admission ticket sales for the general public
    • Tuesday 13 June
    • 18:00 → 20:09
    • Cinéma Pathé Pathé 1
    • Version : VO STF
    • ?
      Open to all badgeholders by reservation and single admission ticket sales for the general public
    • Wednesday 14 June
    • 10:30 → 12:39
    • Bonlieu Grande salle
    • Version : VO STA
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      Open to all badgeholders by reservation and single admission ticket sales for the general public
    • Thursday 15 June
    • 11:00 → 13:09
    • Cinéma Pathé Pathé 2
    • Version : VO STA
    • ?
      Open to all badgeholders by reservation and single admission ticket sales for the general public
    • Thursday 15 June
    • 20:45 → 22:54
    • MJC Novel
    • Version : VO STF
    • ?
      Open to all badgeholders by reservation and single admission ticket sales for the general public
    • Friday 16 June
    • 20:45 → 22:54
    • La Turbine
    • Version : STF
    • ?
      Open to all badgeholders by reservation and single admission ticket sales for the general public