The Boy and the Heron
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 about life, death, and creation, in tribute to friendship, from the mind of Hayao Miyazaki.
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Writer: Hayao Miyazaki
Producer: Toshio Suzuki
Cast: Kô Shibasaki, Takuya Kimura, Jun Kunimura, Masaki Suda