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- Movie: Whisper of the Heart
- Romaji: Mimi o Sumaseba
- Japanese: 耳をすませば
- Director: Yuichiro Hirakawa
- Writer: Aoi Hiiragi (manga)
- Producer: Asami Nishi, Hirotaka Aragaki, Yoshiya Nagasawa
- Cinematographer: Koichi Nakayama
- Release Date: October 14, 2022
- Runtime: 114 min.
- Distributor: Sony Pictures, Shochiku
- Language: Japanese
- Country: Japan
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©
Shizuku Tsukishima (Runa Yasuhara) is a 3rd grade middle school student. She likes reading books. Shizuku Tsukishima meets Seiji Amasawa (Tsubasa Nakagawa). He is in the same grade and school that Shizuku Tsukishima attends. At first, she does not like him, but she becomes fascinated with his pursuit of his dream. Seiji Amasawa also knows Shizuku Tsukishima's dream is to become a novelist. They vow to each other to achieve their dreams.
10 years later, Shizuku Tsukishima (Nana Seino) is 24 years old. She gave up her dream of becoming a novelist and now works as an editor for a publishing company that specializes in children's books. She struggles in her daily life at work. Meanwhile, Seiji Amasawa (Tori Matsuzaka) is abroad and still pursuing his dream.
- Based on manga series "Mimi o Sumaseba" by Aoi Hiiragi (published from August to November, 1989 in monthly Japanese manga magazine Ribon).
- Movie's release date was originally scheduled for September 18, 2020, but the Covid-19 outbreak caused delays in filming and the subsequent delay in the movie's release date.
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