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Feature Film Out of Competition 2: The Anthem of the Heart

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Jun Naruse carries the guilt of breaking up her family with the words she carelessly uttered when she was young. A mysterious "Egg Fairy" casts a curse on her that turns her mute. At high school, she's appointed to participate in the Regional Friendship Exchange Executive Committee. As it turns out, the group is a mix of students who all suffer from emotional trauma just like Jun.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: The Anthem of the Heart

    Directed by: Tatsuyuki NAGAI

    Country: Japan

    Year of production: 2015

    Running time: 01 h 59 min 24 s

  • Technique

    Category: Feature film out of competition

    Techniques used: drawing on paper, 2D computer

    Version: Version originale japonaise sous-titrée anglais ou français

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Family

  • Credits

    Directed by: Tatsuyuki NAGAI

    Production: A-1 PICTURES, Hiroyuki SHIMIZU, Shunsuke SAITO

    Distribution: ANIPLEX, VIZ MEDIA EUROPE, Pascal J BONNET

    Artistic direction: Takashi Nakamura

    Script: Mari Okada

    Graphics: Masayoshi Tanaka

    Animation: Narumi Kabe

    Camera: Hiroyuki Moriyama

    Music: Mito (Clammbon)

    Sound: Jin Aketagawa

    Editing: Shigeru Nishiyama

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