A Silent Voice

A Silent Voice

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DVD - 2019 | Widescreen version
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A deaf elementary school girl named Shoko Nishimiya transfers to a new school and meets a boy named Shoya Ishida. Shoya leads the school in bullying Shoko over her disability until she transfers to another school. Immediately, the class bullies Shoya for having bullied Shoko. Shoya loses contact with Shoko, and for years he suffers the consequences of his guilt. Upon entering high school, Shoya finally decides he must find Shoko, determined to make amends for what he did in elementary school.
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Shout Factory, [2019]
Edition: Widescreen version
Branch Call Number: SIL
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (130 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
digital,optical,surround,Dolby Digital 5.1
laser optical,NTSC
video file,DVD video,region 1
Alternative Title: Koe no katachi (Motion picture)

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One of my favorite anime movies, this focuses on a deaf girl who becomes the object of bullies when she transfers to a new elementary school. The boy singled out as the ringleader, in turn, becomes the object of bullying from his fellow students. Years later, isolated and unable to connect with h... Read More »


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xarathustra
Mar 20, 2020

Beautiful animation with great pacing and a very interestingly structured timeline moving mostly uninhibited through multiple climax and a complex system of character relationships.

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Morrow92
Jan 13, 2020

An amazing film that will leave you in tears. A Silent Voice covers the serious topics of bullying, it's consequences, and the path to redemption. A great film, even for adults.

serenazacc Jan 12, 2020

A beautiful story about isolation, social acceptance, and self-worth unlike anything I've seen before. A Silent Voice takes the story of bullies and victims and turns it on its head, illustrating that personal growth isn't always as simple as correcting past mistakes.

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myang80
Oct 28, 2019

It's an artsy drama, but I watched it for relaxation therapy. Best in Japanese audio with English subtitles.

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misatim
Sep 01, 2019

What???? not sure what the heck this was about. Pass it by, there is better works out there

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Ann963
Aug 26, 2019

It's beautiful and it got my friend and I in tears

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readyrisa
Aug 08, 2019

Beautiful animation and story... animation/drama for adults.

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myang80
Oct 28, 2019

myang80 thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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indigo_magpie_20
May 09, 2019

indigo_magpie_20 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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