Chieri and Cherry

Saturday, February 2 – 7:00pm

Makoto Nakamura, Japan, 2015, 54m
Ages 10+
(Japanese with English subtitles)

North American premiere!

This is the story of a lone girl Chieri, whose father recently died, and her only friend Cherry, a stuffed animal who eventually helps the girl overcome her fear and find the light in life again. But before Chieri can fully comprehend the way to go on, she must embark on a mysterious adventure, where fantasy and reality blend and blur.

Content advisoryThe film has numerous scary and some sad moments. It is not recommended for sensitive young viewers who are bothered by conflict, elements of danger, the supernatural, and uncertainty in a film. It does not spoil the film to say there is a happy ending!


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