Original name: ジョバンニの島
Genre: Animation, Drama, History, War
Duration: 102 min.
In the aftermath of the most devastating conflict mankind had ever experienced, the tiny island of Shikotan became part of the Sakhalin Oblast... and on the unhealed border in this remote corner of the world, friendship among children from two different countries timidly blossomed, striving to overcome language barriers and the waves of history. Inspired by true events.
emotional, serious, touching, realistic, gloomy, stylized
island, friendship, best friends, village, young heroes, innocence lost, life turned upside down, youth, dancing, friends, parents and children, siblings relations, social differences, family in crisis, wartime life, coming of age, society, family relations, disorder, forceful separation, deportation, communication problem, young girl, defeat, post war ...
20th century, 40s, year 1947, year 1946, year 1945
asia, soviet union, japan