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Giovanni no Shima

Giovanni no Shima
Giovanni's Island

  1. Overview
  2. Awards
  3. Fact Sheet

In the aftermath of the most devastating conflict mankind had ever experienced, the tiny island of Shikotan became a part of the Sakhalin Oblast. In this remote corner of the world, friendship among children from two different countries timidly blossoms, striving to overcome language barriers and the waves caused by history. Based on true events.

Award in Annecy

  • Jury Distinction (2014)

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Giovanni no Shima

    Directed by: Mizuho NISHIKUBO

    Country: Japan

    Year of production: 2014

    Running time: 01 h 41 min

  • Technique

    Category: Feature film

    Techniques used: drawing on paper, 2D/3D computer

    Version: Version originale japonaise sous-titrée anglais

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Family

  • Credits

    Directed by: Mizuho NISHIKUBO

    Production: PRODUCTION I.G, Mitsuhisa ISHIKAWA

    Distribution: PRODUCTION I.G, Francesco PRANDONI

    Script: Yoshiki Sakurai, Shigemichi Sugita

    Sets: Santiago Montiel

    Animation: Nobutake Ito

    Camera: Yumiko Nakata

    Music: Masashi Sada

    Sound: Fusanobu Fujiyama

    Editing: Junichi Uematsu

    Voice: Kota Yokoyama, Polina Ilyushenko