The Boy and the Heron

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Director

Hayao Miyazaki

Cast

Luca Padovan as Mahito Maki (US)

Soma Santoki as Mahito Maki (JP)

Robert Pattinson as The Grey Heron (US)

Masaki Suda as The Grey Heron (JP)

Karen Fukuhara as Lady Himi (US)

Aimyon as Lady Himi (JP)

Gemma Chan as Natsuko (US)

Yoshino Kimura as Natsuko (JP)

Christian Bale as Shoichi Maki (US)

Takuya Kimura as Shoichi Maki (JP)

Mark Hamill as Granduncle (US)

Shōhei Hino as Granduncle (JP)

Florence Pugh as Kiriko (US)

Ko Shibasaki as Kiriko (JP)

Willem Dafoe as Noble Pelican (US)

Dave Bautista as The Parakeet King (US)

Writers

Hayao Miyazaki (story, screenplay, written by)


Summary

During the Pacific War, a boy named Mahito Maki, discovers an abandoned tower in his new town after his mother's death. He then enters a fantastical world with a talking grey heron.
During the Pacific War, a boy named Mahito Maki, discovers an abandoned tower in his new town after his mother's death. He then enters a fantastical world with a talking grey heron.

Genre

Animated, Adventure, Drama

Released

December 8, 2023 (US)

Runtime

2hrs 4min

MPAA

PG-13, for some violent content/bloody images and smoking.

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Music By

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Associate Producers

Film Editing