The Boy and the Heron

The Boy and the Heron
Plot: While the Second World War rages, the teenage Mahito, haunted by his mother's tragic death, is relocated from Tokyo to the serene rural home of his new stepmother Natsuko, a woman who bears a striking resemblance to the boy's mother. As he tries to adjust, this strange new world grows even stranger following the appearance of a persistent gray heron, who perplexes and bedevils Mahito, dubbing him the "long-awaited one."
The Movie DB: 7.432/10
Runtime: 124 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Language: Japanese
Country: Japan
Budget: $50,000,000
Revenue: $173,588,528
Release date: July 14 2023
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