Wolf Children

Wolf Children

DVD - 2013
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Hana was a student before she was a mother. Then she met a man, who turned out to be a wolf, and together they built a family. Hana loved her mate fiercely, but fate took him from her, leaving her alone with two unusual kids she didn't know how to raise. This is a mother's journey. Teach your children to chase their dreams - and smile through the tears as they disappear into the world in search of who they will become. Hana wasn't always a mother, but it was always what she was meant to be.
Publisher: Flower Mound, Texas : Funimation, ©2013.
ISBN: 9781421027548
1421027542
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (117 min.) :,sound, color ;,12 cm
digital, optical, rda
videodisc
DVD
video file, DVD video, region 1, rda.

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JCLSamS Apr 19, 2019

I found the plot of this film to be very moving but very odd. I can't say it really gripped me, but the animation was remarkably beautiful and it was worth the watch just for that.

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Janice21383
Jan 27, 2019

Wolf Children is a bridge between 2-D animation and 3-D "live action" (sic), seamlessly blending the best of hand drawing and photo realism. It's a coming of age story that both children and adults can enjoy, but unusually focuses on the perspective of the mother, rather than her highly special offspring. Beautiful and breathtaking (see attached video).

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maaki1234
Jan 20, 2019

Would you like to cry tears of joy and also sadness? Then this is the film for you. And the detailed, beautiful animation will make you swoon and even if you aren't part wolf or single mom, you will completely relate to what every single character is going through. Absolutely wonderful film.

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Jul 20, 2018

The movie “Wolf Children” is a wonderful movie with great detail and animation. The animation of this movie was outstanding and is very similar to the animation of many anime movies. However, the animation of some characters and backgrounds was very well done. ”Wolf Children” has a well-produced plot with a young girl falling in love with a wolf-man and her struggles raising her half human and half wolf children. The ending of this movie is a bit sad and emotional with an alone mother living by herself and two siblings were separated from each other while choosing their path in either the wolf world or the human world. “Wolf Children” did have a romantic theme during the beginning but then produced a sad theme through the rest of the movie. The emotion and mood which this movie emits is emotional and seems a bit frustrating mainly with sadness and drama. I believe that this movie is enjoyable for all ages as it is understandable and quite simple. Anyone who enjoys emotional and fantasy movies should definitely watch “Wolf Children”. Rating 5/5
- @Chichiro of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

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jtjones5525
Jul 11, 2018

I teared up during this movie, so beautiful.

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ausnos
May 17, 2018

It was just okay...

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readyrisa
Apr 02, 2018

Beautifully animated movie for adults which is incredibly well done. Awesome!

bubble_pai Mar 20, 2018

One of many animated films I like, that portrays how important family is, and the growth of how much it can influence you as a kid to adult hood. Finding meaning in your own roots.

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aranworld
Sep 25, 2017

My wife and I both felt this was an all ages family friendly movie. There is one scene in which a woman who is subtly hinted as being naked is shown kissing a wolf-man. It is the type of scene that a 5 year old will not even blink an eye at, but an 11 year old might find a bit embarrassing. Other than this brief scene, this is an emotionally realistic film about childhood and parenting that is capable of entertaining any patient movie viewers in the family.

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dylankemp
Jul 12, 2017

Cool movie. Recommend for 12 and ups.

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crystal_dark Apr 11, 2014

The theme of the film is the love between parents and children. The story covers 13 years and begins with a 19-year-old college student named Hana who encounters and falls in "fairy tale-like" love with a "wolf man." After marrying the wolf man, Hana gives birth and raises two wolf children—an older sister named Yuki who was born on a snowy day, and a younger brother named Ame who was born on a rainy day. The four quietly lived in a corner of a city to conceal the existence of the "wolf children," but when the wolf man suddenly dies, Hana decides to move to a rural town far removed from the city. (From MyAnimeList.net)

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