When Marnie Was There review: is this Studio Ghibli's last-ever movie?
All indications are that When Marnie Was There will be the last Studio Ghibli feature film for a long time, if not forever. And if that does turn out to be the case, the legendary animation house isn’t going out with a bang. Written and directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi, When Marnie Was There has no castles in the sky, warrior princesses, or adorable magical animals; it’s one of the quietest, most understated movies Studio Ghibli has ever made.
On the surface, When Marnie Was There has few of the hallmarks of Ghibli’s best-known films, and it doesn’t reach the creative heights of Hayao Miyazaki (Kiki’s Delivery Service, My Neighbour Totoro, The Wind Rises) or Isao Takahata’s (Grave of the Fireflies, Only Yesterday, The Tale of the…
Source:: The Verge