Makoto Shinkai’s Latest Short Film “Someone's Gaze” Revealed!

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The complete version of Makoto Shinkai’s latest short film “Someone's Gaze” is now available to watch online.

This beautiful 7-minute movie expresses emotional distance between characters as director Shinkai always does.

Story Outline:
A second year full-time worker named Aya Okamura, “A-chan,” started to live by herself after she began working. Her father and his cat “Mi-chan” live together in the same city. Her mother is a doctor living in a foreign country.

Since she started to live alone, A-chan and her father have grown distant. Mi-chan, which became a family member when A-chan was very young, grows old.

One night, A-chan lies on her bed and closes her eyes, feeling very tired after work. She remembers her past memories of playing with Mi-chan and missing her mother.

Then, she receives a call...

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  • Hermosa historia

  • Very nice to watch, i liked it alot. it shows how important family is.

  • Beautiful short story with huge message and a delightful animation.

  • Brilliant! I can't stop admiring how Shinkai tells so much in under seven minutes. Plus, I've got a cat myself and I gotta say that Mii-san is perfection itself!

  • Brilliant! I can't stop admiring how Shinkai tells so much in under seven minutes. Besides, I've got a few cats myself and Mii-san is perfection itself!