Naoko Yamada's Animated Masterpiece, 'A Silent Voice,' Back in U.S. Cinemas for Two Days Only
DENVER - December 17, 2018 – ELEVEN Arts and Fathom Events are proud to announce the return of director Naoko Yamada's stunningly animated coming-of-age drama “A Silent Voice.” The hit Japanese film is a moving depiction of the struggles of adolescence told through its memorable characters and beautiful animation. In addition to the full feature, attendees will view a short feature and interview with the dub voice of Shoko Nishimiya, Lexi Cowden, from a deaf community group, where she talks about her experience and how it relates to the film.
Tickets for “A Silent Voice” are available now online at www.FathomEvents.com and at participating box offices.
“A Silent Voice” comes to move than 500 U.S. cinemas on Monday, January 28 (in Japanese, subtitled in English) and Thursday, January 31 at 7:00 p.m. local time (dubbed in English). For a complete list of theater locations, visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).
“A Silent Voice” is based on Yoshitoki Oima's manga of the same name, and the plot centers on a deaf girl, Shoko Nishimiya. After transferring into a new school, Shoko is bullied by the popular Shoya Ishida. As Shoya continues to bully Shoko the class turns its back on him. Shoko transfers and Shoya grows up as an outcast. Alone and depressed, the regretful Shoya finds Shoko to make amends.
The English dub cast includes Robbie Daymond as Shoya Ishida, Ryan Shanahan as Shoya (older), Kira Buckland as Naoka Ueno, Gia Grace as Naoka (older), Amber Lee Conners as Miki Kawai, Annabelle Corigliano as Miki (older), Melissa Hope as Miyoko Sahara, Catie Harvery as Miyoko (older), Michael Sinterniklaas as Kazuki Shimada, Spencer Rosen as Kazuki (older), Kristen Sullivan as Yuzuru Nishimiya, Lipica Shah as Yaeko Nishimiya, Janis Carol as Ito Nishimiya, Sara Cravens as Miyoko Ishida, and Graham Halstead as Nagatsuka.
“We are pleased to partner again with our friends at ELEVEN Arts to bring another highly-anticipated title to American shores,” Fathom Events CEO Ray Nutt said. “Beyond its sheer entertainment value, the hit 'A Silent Voice' deals with timely themes and important subject matter.”
About Fathom Events
Fathom Events is the leading event cinema distributor with theater locations in all top 100 DMAs® (Designated Market Areas) and ranks as one of the largest overall theater content distributors. Owned by AMC Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: AMC); Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK); and Regal, a subsidiary of the Cineworld Group (LSE: CINE.L), Fathom Events offers a variety of unique entertainment events in movie theaters such as live performances of the Metropolitan Opera, top Broadway stage productions, major sporting events, epic concerts, the yearlong TCM Big Screen Classics series, inspirational events and popular anime franchises. Fathom Events takes audiences behind the scenes for unique extras including audience Q&As, backstage footage and interviews with cast and crew, creating the ultimate VIP experience. Fathom Events' live Digital Broadcast Network (“DBN”) is the largest cinema broadcast network in North America, bringing live and pre-recorded events to 975 locations and 1,578 screens in 181 DMAs. The company also provides corporations a compelling national footprint for hosting employee meetings, customer rewards events and new product launches. For more information, visit www.FathomEvents.com.
ABOUT ELEVEN ARTS
ELEVEN ARTS Anime Studio is a Los Angeles-based distribution company that specializes exclusively in Japanese Anime films. They are known for bringing both mainstream anime titles and world-class original films to the big screen, and now to home video as well. Popular past titlesinclude The Last -Naruto the Movie, The Anthem of the Heart, the Evangelion Trilogy, SAO: Ordinal Scale, Maquia: When The Promised Flower Blooms and most recently Liz and the Blue Bird. For additional information, please visit: www.elevenarts.net.