Madman has announced that a Studio Ghibli classic is returning to the silver screen for the first time with an English dub. Only Yesterday was first released 25 years ago and to celebrate that fact, it is being released again with Daisy Ridley, from Star Wars The Force Awakens providing the voice of Takeo and Dev Patel (Slumdog Millionaire) also joining the voice cast.
Only Yesterday tells the story of Taeko, a single woman working a desk job in Tokyo, who has reached a point in her life where she needs to get away from her job, her family and most of all, big city life. A much needed vacation to the countryside stirs childhood memories, recalling her time as a schoolgirl in 1966. Amidst beautiful country scenery, Taeko reflects on her life and forming new friendships, begins to make some tough decisions about her future.
Only Yesterday, will be in select cinemas for a limited time starting from May 5th, check out the full list of locations here.