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Marnie (マーニー)Marnie is the daughter of wealthy parents. She lives in the Marsh House. Her parents often leave her with just a nanny and two maids to watch over her. The nanny and maids often mistreat her. She often sneaks away from the Marsh House to be free of them. She develops a friendship with Anna during these times away from the House.
If you think that the storyline of Omoide no Marnie (When Marnie Was There) is the only thing that will tug at your heart, then you should watch the movie again and listen to its OST. Its songs will knock at your heart and leave a trail of sadness behind.
Studio Ghibli’s 2014 movie Omoide no Marnie was originally a children’s book called When Marnie Was There, written by Joan Robinson. Of course, with any adaptation, there are surely similarities and differences compared to the original material. Let's take a closer look at both the book and movie.