Only Yesterday

Movie (1 ep x 119 min)
3.843 of 5 from 3,224 votes
Rank #1,264

Taeko Okajima lives a nondescript life in Tokyo performing office duties in the day and then coming home in the evening to listen to her mother’s remarks on the phone about her unmarried status. In a bid to escape the monotony, Taeko decides to visit the countryside she once loved as a child and spend time on a safflower farm run by relations of hers. But her journey awakens memories she thought she had long abandoned, and Taeko must once again decide the kind of person she truly wants to be.

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VivisQueen's avatar by VivisQueen on Dec 4, 2010
Score 8/10

I can’t think of a single logical reason why all films shouldn’t be animated. The Matrix Trilogy is so riddled with CGI it becomes Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children in all but soundtrack, and how often have I heard Babylon 5 and ... read more

emmandemm94's avatar by emmandemm94 on Jan 4, 2016
Score 9.5/10

Only Yesterday puts a spotlight on the most formative and important parts of our lives that we so easily forget. A beautiful film from Studio Ghibli that provokes reminiscence in any viewer. read more

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