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22nd Jan '16 12:04:19 AM PurpleWarrior13
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The film was nominated for the UsefulNotes/AcademyAwardForBestAnimatedFeature in 2016, becoming the fourth Studio Ghibli film to achieve such an honor.
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The film was nominated for the UsefulNotes/AcademyAwardForBestAnimatedFeature in 2016, becoming the fourth fifth Studio Ghibli film to achieve such an honor.
22nd Jan '16 12:00:29 AM PurpleWarrior13
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The film was nominated for the AcademyAwardForBestAnimatedFeature in 2016, becoming the fourth Studio Ghibli film to achieve such an honor.
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The film was nominated for the AcademyAwardForBestAnimatedFeature UsefulNotes/AcademyAwardForBestAnimatedFeature in 2016, becoming the fourth Studio Ghibli film to achieve such an honor.
22nd Jan '16 12:00:05 AM PurpleWarrior13
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The film was nominated for the AcademyAwardForBestAnimatedFeature in 2016, becoming the fourth Studio Ghibli film to achieve such an honor.
11th Jan '16 6:06:52 PM Prfnoff
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Work titles should be italicized, but not boldfaced
'''''When Marnie Was There''''' , ('''''Omoide no Marnie, "Marnie of My Memories" ''''', 2014)'''' The 22nd anime film produced by Creator/StudioGhibli, written and directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi, and based on the novel "When Marnie Was There" by Joan G. Robinson. It was released on July 19, 2014.
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'''''When ''When Marnie Was There''''' There'' , ('''''Omoide (''Omoide no Marnie, "Marnie of My Memories" ''''', 2014)'''' The '') is the 22nd anime film produced by Creator/StudioGhibli, written and directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi, and based on the novel "When Marnie Was There" by Joan G. Robinson. It was released on July 19, 2014.
4th Jan '16 1:23:50 AM Dentaku
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Reinstating this entry since many viewers shhaare this opinion.
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* HideYourLesbians: The beginning of the movie is virtually ''dripping'' with romantic tension between the two main characters, which led many viewers to believe that this would lead to a payoff by the end. [[spoiler: Marnie turns out to be Anna's grandmother, and as a girl she had feelings for Kazuhiko, a boy whom she later marries. Anna was effectively a stand-in for Kazuhiko all along.]]
3rd Jan '16 7:18:03 PM IshiMatsu615
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There are no lesbians to hide and the subtext isn't there. Removing Hide Your Lesbians
* HideYourLesbians: The beginning of the movie is virtually ''dripping'' with romantic tension between the two main characters, which led many viewers to believe that this would lead to a payoff by the end. [[spoiler: Marnie turns out to be Anna's grandmother, and as a girl she had feelings for Kazuhiko, a boy whom she later marries. Anna was effectively a stand-in for Kazuhiko all along.]]
26th Dec '15 5:40:34 AM JustKnown
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Anna is an introverted, alienated and [[IllGirl asthmatic]] twelve-year-old girl from Sapporo, who only finds solace in her talent for drawing. To aid her health, Anna's parents send her to a relatives living in a rural seaside part of Japan, where Anna soon becomes fascinated by a large Western-style manor looming at the borders of the marsh next to the village she stays in. The first time she goes there she finds it abandoned and run-down, but on her second visit the house is suddenly full of life and light. More importantly, it appears to be home to a blonde girl named Marnie, who looks exactly like the girl Anna had been seeing in her dreams.
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Anna is an introverted, alienated and [[IllGirl severely asthmatic]] twelve-year-old girl from Sapporo, who only finds solace in her talent for drawing. To aid her health, Anna's parents send her to a relatives living in a rural seaside part of Japan, where Anna soon becomes fascinated by a large Western-style manor looming at the borders of near the marsh next to the village she stays in. The first time she goes there she finds it abandoned and run-down, but on her second visit the house is suddenly full of life and light. More importantly, it appears to be home to a blonde girl named Marnie, who looks exactly like the girl Anna had been seeing in her dreams.

* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:After finding out Marnie was Anna's grandmother, she finally grows out of her abandonment issues and appreciates for her foster mother, however, we also find out that Marnie had a very tumultous and sad life: she lived a very abusive childhood and it didn't get better when she grew out after her husband's untimely death, getting committed to a psychiatric hospital for a time, being blamed by her daughter, Emily, of abandoning her which led to Emily running away and having Anna only to die with her husband on a car crash. Marnie tries to raise Anna herself but dies a year after the accident, leading Anna to be placed in foster care in the first place.]]
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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:After finding out Marnie was Anna's grandmother, she finally grows out of Anna comes to terms with her her abandonment issues and learns to appreciate her adoptive family but only at the price of learning the tragedies that consumed her biological family. She finally appreciates for what she has because it represents everything her foster mother, however, we also find out that Marnie had a very tumultous parents and sad life: she lived a very abusive childhood and it didn't get better when she grew out after her husband's untimely death, getting committed to a psychiatric hospital for a time, being blamed by her daughter, Emily, of abandoning her which led to Emily running away and having Anna only to die with her husband on a car crash. Marnie tries to raise Anna herself but dies a year after the accident, leading Anna to be placed in foster care in the first place.]]grandparents lost.

* DefinitelyJustACold: Anna falls unconscious a few times in the movie, but refuses to acknowledge she has a problem.
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* DefinitelyJustACold: Anna falls unconscious a few passes out several times in over the movie, course of the story but refuses to acknowledge she has a problem.

* HideYourLesbians: The beginning of the movie is virtually ''dripping'' with romantic tension between the two main characters, which led many viewers to believe that this would lead to a payoff by the end. Alas, [[spoiler: Marnie turns out to be Anna's grandmother, and as a girl she had feelings for Kazuhiko, a boy whom she later marries]].
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* HideYourLesbians: The beginning of the movie is virtually ''dripping'' with romantic tension between the two main characters, which led many viewers to believe that this would lead to a payoff by the end. Alas, [[spoiler: Marnie turns out to be Anna's grandmother, and as a girl she had feelings for Kazuhiko, a boy whom she later marries]].marries. Anna was effectively a stand-in for Kazuhiko all along.]]

* NeverTrustATrailer: The imagery used in promotional materials led many people to believe that the movie deals with the [[RomanticTwoGirlFriendship budding romance between the two female leads]]. [[spoiler:It doesn't.]]
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* NeverTrustATrailer: The imagery used in promotional materials led many some people to believe that the movie deals with the a [[RomanticTwoGirlFriendship budding romance between the two female leads]]. [[spoiler:It doesn't.]]

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* NeverTrustATrailer: The imagery used PluckyGirl: As expected in promotional materials led many people to believe that the movie deals with the [[RomanticTwoGirlFriendship budding romance between the two female leads]]. [[spoiler:It doesn't.]]a Creator/StudioGhibli film, Marnie is fairly plucky (though her pluckiness has limits) and she teaches Anna pluckiness by example.
28th Nov '15 8:18:33 AM Scabbard
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* ChekhovsGunman: The elderly woman, Hisako, who Anna notices painting by the shore. [[spoiler:She is Manie's childhood friend, and provides Anna and Sayaka with the first half of the truth about Marnie's identity.]]
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* ChekhovsGunman: The elderly woman, Hisako, who Anna notices painting by the shore. [[spoiler:She is Manie's Marnie's childhood friend, and provides Anna and Sayaka with the first half of the truth about Marnie's identity.]]
2nd Nov '15 11:57:37 AM creader
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* BaitAndSwitchLesbians [=/=] NeverTrustATrailer: The imagery used in promotional materials led many people to believe that the movie deals with the [[RomanticTwoGirlFriendship budding romance between the two female leads]]. [[spoiler:It doesn't.]]
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* BaitAndSwitchLesbians [=/=] NeverTrustATrailer: The imagery used in promotional materials led many people to believe that the movie deals with the [[RomanticTwoGirlFriendship budding romance between the two female leads]]. [[spoiler:It doesn't.]]

* LongLostRelative [=/=] TheReveal: [[spoiler: Marnie is Anna's grandmother.]]
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* LongLostRelative [=/=] TheReveal: LongLostRelative: [[spoiler: Marnie is Anna's grandmother.]]

* {{Mukokuseki}}: subverted [[spoiler: Anna's blue eyes attract notice and are an important clue to her heritage]]
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* {{Mukokuseki}}: subverted Subverted [[spoiler: Anna's blue eyes attract notice and are an important clue to her heritage]] heritage]]. * NeverTrustATrailer: The imagery used in promotional materials led many people to believe that the movie deals with the [[RomanticTwoGirlFriendship budding romance between the two female leads]]. [[spoiler:It doesn't.]]

* TimeTravel [=/=] LivingMemory: Both seem possible in the beginning and [[spoiler: the difference matters in the end]].
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* TimeTravel [=/=] LivingMemory: TimeTravel: Combined with LivingMemory. Both seem possible in the beginning and [[spoiler: the difference matters in the end]].
17th Oct '15 10:24:32 AM Tealorange
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Mukokuseki
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*{{Mukokuseki}}: subverted [[spoiler: Anna's blue eyes attract notice and are an important clue to her heritage]]
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