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In This Corner of the World Is a Cute Movie About Hiroshima

The latest animated film from Sunao Katabuchi. by Suzette Smith T here’s an elephant in the room throughout Sunao Katabuchi’s latest animated film, In This Corner of the World. That elephant is the 1945 atomic bombing of Hiroshima—an action that changed war forever and turned the world into the kind of place where a hundred thousand lives could be extinguished in an instant.
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