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Wolf Children (2012) Directed by Mamoru Hosoda

  • Manjm Haifa Culture Lab 1 Ha-Katar Street Haifa, Haifa District (map)


Hana marries a wolf man and raises their two children alone after he dies. They move to the countryside and the children have adventures in the woods and at school.

أطفال الذئب

يحكي الفلم قصة هانا الفتاة البسيطة ذات التسعة عشر عاما والتي تتعرف على شاب غامض يتسلل للمحاضرات كل يوم وتقع في حبه. علاقتها مع هذا الشاب ستتطور وتصبح جدية بعد أن يكشف لها حقيقته بأنه رجل مستذئب أي أنه نصف إنسان ونصف ذئب من سلالة منقرضة منذ مئة سنة

“The creation of a single world comes from a huge number of fragments and chaos.” ~ Hayao Miyazaki.

This movie is part of the series: “From the Mind to the Screen”.

Entitled “From the Mind to the Screen”, the second episode of Cinema Al-Bahja is curated by Noa Shay. This program includes 8 movies that are screened weekly at Manjm . The theme will be concluded by a discussion with anime lovers on the movies.

This episode is trying to create a complete new world of anime (Japanese animation), and is a window to parallel universes, realities and perceptions. With a unique style of animation and characterization, each director draws his own peculiar world. This program presents five of Japan's greatest anime minds and their work.