The movie

The Boy and the Heron (English Subtitles)

A young boy named Mahito yearning for his mother ventures into a world shared by the living and the dead. There, death comes to an end, and life finds a new beginning. A semi-autobiographical fantasy from the mind of Hayao Miyazaki.

Length: 124 min
Country: Japan
Language spoken: Japanese
Language subtitles: English
Cast: Soma Santoki, Masaki Suda, Takuya Kimura
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Release date: 2023

Description

It’s about a boy, Mahito Maki (voiced by Soma Santoki), grieving the loss of his mother during wartime. The boy ventures into a world shared by the living and the dead. There, death comes to an end, and life finds a new beginning. A semi-autobiographical fantasy from the mind of Hayao Miyazaki.