61 user 161 critic

Souvenirs de Marnie (2014)

Omoide no Mânî (original title)
Tous publics | | Animation, Drama, Family | 14 January 2015 (France)
1:40 | Trailer
Upon being sent to live with relatives in the countryside, an emotionally distant adolescent girl becomes obsessed with an abandoned mansion and infatuated with a girl who lives there - a girl who may or may not be real.


(novel), (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »


Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Certificate: Tous publics Animation | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A love story between a girl who loves reading books, and the boy who has previously checked out all of the library books she chooses.

Director: Yoshifumi Kondô
Stars: Yoko Honna, Issey Takahashi, Takashi Tachibana
Animation | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The Clock family are four-inch-tall people who live anonymously in another family's residence, borrowing simple items to make their home. Life changes for the Clocks when their daughter, Arrietty, is discovered.

Director: Hiromasa Yonebayashi
Stars: Bridgit Mendler, Amy Poehler, Will Arnett
Animation | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A group of Yokohama teens look to save their school's clubhouse from the wrecking ball in preparations for the 1964 Tokyo Olympics.

Director: Gorô Miyazaki
Stars: Sarah Bolger, Chris Noth, Anton Yelchin
Certificate: Tous publics Animation | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter and his wife, a tiny girl grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady. The mysterious young princess enthralls all who encounter her, but ultimately she must confront her fate, the punishment for her crime.

Director: Isao Takahata
Stars: Chloë Grace Moretz, James Caan, Mary Steenburgen
Animation | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

After her werewolf lover unexpectedly dies in an accident, a woman must find a way to raise the werewolf son and daughter that she had with him. But their inheritance of their father's traits proved to be a challenge for her.

Director: Mamoru Hosoda
Stars: Aoi Miyazaki, Takao Ohsawa, Haru Kuroki
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

After helping a cat, a young girl finds herself involuntarily engaged to a cat prince in a magical world where her only hope of freedom lies with a dapper cat statuette come to life.

Director: Hiroyuki Morita
Stars: Chizuru Ikewaki, Yoshihiko Hakamada, Aki Maeda
Certificate: Tous publics Animation | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A young witch, on her mandatory year of independent life, finds fitting into a new community difficult while she supports herself by running an air courier service.

Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Minami Takayama, Rei Sakuma
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A five year-old boy develops a relationship with Ponyo, a goldfish princess who longs to become a human after falling in love with him.

Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Stars: Cate Blanchett, Matt Damon, Liam Neeson
Certificate: Tous publics Animation | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A young boy and a girl with a magic crystal must race against pirates and foreign agents in a search for a legendary floating castle.

Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Stars: Anna Paquin, James Van Der Beek, Cloris Leachman
Pompoko (1994)
Certificate: Tous publics Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A community of magical shape-shifting raccoon dogs struggle to prevent their forest home from being destroyed by urban development.

Director: Isao Takahata
Stars: Shinchô Kokontei, Makoto Nonomura, Yuriko Ishida
Certificate: Tous publics Animation | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

When an unconfident young woman is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking castle.

Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Stars: Chieko Baishô, Takuya Kimura, Tatsuya Gashûin
Certificate: Tous publics Animation | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

When two girls move to the country to be near their ailing mother, they have adventures with the wondrous forest spirits who live nearby.

Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Stars: Hitoshi Takagi, Noriko Hidaka, Chika Sakamoto


Credited cast:
Sara Takatsuki ...
Anna Sasaki (voice)
Kasumi Arimura ...
Marnie (voice)
Yoriko Sasaki (voice)
Susumu Terajima ...
Kiyomasa Oiwa (voice)
Toshie Negishi ...
Setsu Oiwa (voice)
Ryôko Moriyama ...
Elderly Lady (voice)
Kazuko Yoshiyuki ...
Nanny (voice)
Hitomi Kuroki ...
Hisako (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sayaka (voice)
Kyle Arem ...
Additional Voices (voice)
Nobuko's Friend (voice)
Mrs. Kadoya (voice)
Eric Bauza ...
Marnie's Dad (voice)
Dr. Yamashita (voice)
Young Marnie (voice)


A young girl is sent to the country for health reasons, where she meets an unlikely friend in the form of Marnie, a young girl with flowing blonde hair. As the friendship unravels it is possible that Marnie has closer ties to the protagonist than we might expect. Written by David On

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Promise we'll remain a secret, forever.


Tous publics | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:



Official Sites:



Release Date:

14 January 2015 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Souvenirs de Marnie  »


Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$40,282, 29 May 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:


Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:



Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


After Hayao Miyazaki departure in late 2013, and the declarations made in mid 2014 by Toshio Suzuki (then Studio Ghibli's General Manager) according to which the studio would take a "brief pause" to re-evaluate and restructure, the public opinion has exaggerated the facts - as is often the case - till the current consensus (as of August 2015) that says that after this one the studio will never produce another feature film again. Suzuki expressed indeed some concerns about where the company would go in the future, but on the other hand Miyazaki stated, by the end of 2014, that it was not his intention to let people believe that Ghibli would shut down after his departure: "All I did was announce that I would be retiring and not making any more features". In the end, though the subject is open to speculation. See more »


References Titanic (1997) See more »


Fine on the Outside
Written and Performed by Priscilla Ahn
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »

User Reviews

It's a Masterpiece!!
7 May 2015 | by See all my reviews

I've nearly watched all animations by Studio Ghibli (and many others other than from this studio) and I can with certainty say that this one is the best animated one! It's like a live-action film with great actors :) Every single emotion is magnificently drawn! When you watch this animation, you shouldn't expect a thriller or scenes of action.. the story is widely dramatic and heartbreaking. It has lots of suspenseful moments that make you want to watch it till the end and the ending is really worth the wait! The anime is about family problems and a young & ill girl's way of dealing with it. One could say that it is her coming of age story which is not easy for her, so she finds a "friend", a mysterious foreigner who helps to find herself and make her see the world with different eyes ;) People who think animations are just for children or for younger generation are completely wrong! If you have prejudices, go and watch one and see it for yourself! I can recommend Spirited Away & Grave of the Fireflies. And I really can't believe that Studio Ghibli will take a break from filmmaking now... or will maybe never come back to it again. It's a mess! After seeing so much untalented people doing so many films and earning much money (especially those cheesy Hollywood animations), although for not deserving it, I'm aware of the fact that real artists should be praised! BTW: I don't easily give a film 10/10 ;)

39 of 45 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 61 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page