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When Marnie Was There

A sophisticated and unique narrative structure supports this beautifully animated film.

Structure: 4/5 | Entertainment: 4/5

Studio Ghibli's When Marnie Was Here is a beautifully animated film with a unique and uncommon storyform. This unusual--yet still fully functional--take on narrative structure sets the film apart from most animated fare.

Take any Pixar or Disney film and you will typically find the Main Character Throughline in Situation and the Overall Story Throughline in Activity. Po, Mr....

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