Mirai [Out of Time]Organised by: NUS Centre For the Arts
Performed by: Written and directed by Mamoru Hosoda
Kun is a spoiled little boy. But ever since the arrival of his new baby sister Mirai, Kun misses his parents' affection and is baffled by things he has never experienced before. Then one day, he encounters a mysterious girl named Mirai, who calls him brother. A magical journey ensues as Mirai and Kun travel through time where he meets a mysterious man who claims to be a former prince, his mother as a child and his father as a young man. Through his adventures, Kun learns life lessons and how to cope with living with a baby sibling. How will his journey end? And why did Mirai travel back in time?
Directed by Hosoda Mamoru (The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, Summer Wars), Mirai was nominated for Best Animated Feature Film at the 76th Golden Globe Awards, Best Animated Feature at the 24th Critics' Choice Awards and the Best Animated Feature at the 91st Academy Awards.