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Preview: When Marnie Was There (Blu-Ray)

When Marnie Was There comes to Blu-ray and DVD in North America from Universal Studios Home Entertainment on October 6th. From Japan’s famed Studio Ghibli comes is a sweeping story of friendship, mystery and discovery that delivers stirring emotions and breathtaking animation as only Studio Ghibli can.

When shy, artistic Anna moves to the seaside to live with her aunt and uncle, she stumbles upon an old mansion surrounded by marshes, and the mysterious young girl, Marnie, who lives there. The two girls instantly form a unique connection and friendship that blurs the lines between fantasy and reality. As the days go by, a nearly magnetic pull draws Anna back to the Marsh House again and again, and she begins to piece together the truth surrounding her strange new friend.

Based on the beloved young adult novel by Joan G. Robinson and directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi (THE SECRET WORLD OF ARRIETTY), WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE is a haunting tale gorgeously rendered with its moonlit seascapes, glowing orchestral score, and powerful portrayals of friendship and belonging.

Street Date: October 6, 2015
Run Time: 1 Hour 43 Minutes
Rating: PG

Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack
Product #: 61171991
UPC: 0-2519-23073-4-8
Unit Type: Standard
Number of Media: 2
Packaging: Snap Case with Slip Sleeve

Disc 1: BD-50 (Single Sided)
Layers: Single
Picture: 1.85:1 Widescreen / Anamorphic Widescreen
Audio: English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.0, Japanese DTS-HD Master Audio 5.0, French European DTS Digital Surround 5.0
Subtitles: English, English SDH, French European

Bonus Features:
• The Making of WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE
• Yohei Taneda Creates the Art of WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE
• Feature-Length Storyboards
• Behind the Scenes with the Voice Cast
• Foreign Trailers and TV Spots
• US Trailer

Disc 2: DVD-9 (Single Sided)
Layers: Single
Picture: 1.85:1 Widescreen / Anamorphic Widescreen
Audio: English Dolby Digital 5.0 Surround, Japanese Dolby Digital 5.0 Surround, French European Dolby Digital 5.0 Surround
Subtitles: English, English SDH, French European

Bonus Features:
• Behind the Scenes with the Voice Cast
• Foreign Trailers and TV Spots
• US Trailer

DVD
Product #: 61171992
UPC: 0-2519-23073-5-5
Unit Type: Standard
Number of Media: 1
Packaging: Snap Case with Slip Sleeve

Disc Type: DVD-9 (Single Sided)
Layers: Single
Picture: 1.85:1 Widescreen / Anamorphic Widescreen
Audio: English Dolby Digital 5.0 Surround, Japanese Dolby Digital 5.0 Surround, French European Dolby Digital 5.0 Surround
Subtitles: English, English SDH, French European

Bonus Features:
• Behind the Scenes with the Voice Cast
• Foreign Trailers and TV Spots
• US Trailer

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