Directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi, PG Anna is a very lonely foster child, talented in drawing, but incapable of making friends. Her “aunt” sends the young girl to live with family friends in a coastal village with hopes of easing her asthma attacks. In her wanderings she discovers a mansion where a girl named Marnie lives. Soon they are best friends who share secrets and adventures.
Planet Cinema is a film series devoted to world cinema, presented by the Museums and Cultural Programs Division of the Austin Parks and Recreation Department presented in partnership with the Austin Oita Sister City Committee, to celebrate Oita, Japan week and provide a cool summer treat for families in the warmest month of our year (it’s hot in Oita, too!