Overview

It’s 1982, and Taeko is 27 years old, unmarried, and has lived her whole life in Tokyo. She decides to visit her family in the countryside, and as the train travels through the night, memories flood back of her younger years: the first immature stirrings of romance, the onset of puberty, and the frustrations of math and boys. At the station she is met by young farmer Toshio, and the encounters with him begin to reconnect her to forgotten longings. In lyrical switches between the present and the past, Taeko contemplates the arc of her life, and wonders if she has been true to the dreams of her childhood self.

  1. Isao Takahata

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Miki Imai

    Taeko Okajima (voice)

  2. Toshirō Yanagiba

    Toshirō Yanagiba

    Toshio (voice)

  3. Yoko Honna

    Yoko Honna

    Taeko (voice)

  4. Mayumi Iizuka

    Mayumi Iizuka

    Tsuneko Tani (voice)

  5. Masahiro Itou

    Father (voice)

Full Cast & Crew

Only Yesterday
Only Yesterday

Facts

Original Title おもひでぽろぽろ

Status Released

Release Information

  • August 1, 2019
    PG
    Digital

    Meaning

    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language Japanese

Runtime 1h 58m

Budget -

Revenue -

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