‘Only Yesterday’ finally makes its way to U.S. shores (Our grade: B)

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Nicolas Rapold – New York Times

Isao Takahata, an Academy Award nominee and one of the twin pillars of the anime giant Studio Ghibli, brings the clear-eyed grace of his animation to the lovely memoiristic story of a 27-year-old woman in “Only Yesterday.”

As the woman, Taeko, goes on a vacation in the country that brings back grade-school memories, Takahata finds a poignancy in milestones and ordinary moments alike, showing her sense of self deepening over time.

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