Night on the Galactic Railroad

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Night on the Galactic Railroad

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Night on the Galactic Railroad

Release Date: July 13, 1985

Year    :   1985
Slogan    :   «Japan's most beloved children's book is now a hauntingly beautiful feature film.»
Genres    :   Animation, Fantasy, Drama
Production Companies    :   Nippon Herald Films, The Asahi Shimbun, Group TAC
Director    :   Gisaburō Sugii
Producers    :   Masato Hara, Atsumi Tashiro
Writers    :   Kenji Miyazawa, Hiroshi Masumura, Minoru Betsuyaku
RunTime    :   108 mins.

Giovanni currently lives a dreary life of near non-stop work. At school, his peers ridicule him incessantly, and his employer at work is distant and cold. As his isolation from society becomes unbearable, he suddenly finds himself on a train heading far away from his miserable home. Accompanied by Campanella, an acquaintance from school, Giovanni embarks on a journey that will define the rest of his life.

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