The most recent movie from animation grasp Hayao Miyazaki has been introduced nearly the whole approach from idea to launch with out a single teaser, trailer, or official publicity nonetheless. For a very long time, Studio Ghibli didn’t even announce the film’s official title. (It’s The Boy and the Heron, for the report.) There may be going right into a film chilly, after which there may be going right into a film frigid. And this film desires the latter.
With The Boy and the Heron lastly about to make its worldwide premiere on the Toronto Movie Pageant subsequent week, we’re finally getting our very first glimpse on the film within the type of an “Introduction” (because it’s billed on YouTube) or a “Pre-Teaser” (as the e-mail I acquired about it describes it.) Though it doesn’t include something in the way in which of precise footage, it does describe the premise of the movie, which is:
A younger boy named Mahito craving for his mom ventures right into a world shared by the dwelling and the lifeless. There, dying involves an finish, and life finds a brand new starting.
It additionally calls the film “a semi-autobiographical fantasy about life, dying, and creation, in tribute to friendship, from the thoughts of Hayao Miyazai.”
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Right here is how the movie is described within the press launch:
The hand-drawn, animated characteristic movie—director Miyazaki’s first characteristic movie in 10 years—is an authentic story written and directed by Studio Ghibli co-founder Hayao Miyazaki and produced by his longtime firm accomplice/co-founder and Academy Award nominee Toshio Suzuki. It encompasses a musical rating from Miyazaki’s long-time collaborator Joe Hisaishi, and the movie’s theme track, “Spinning Globe,” was penned and carried out by international J-pop celebrity Kenshi Yonezu.
The Boy and the Heron will make its worldwide premiere on the Toronto Worldwide Movie Pageant subsequent thursday. The movie will open in theaters within the U.S. later within the fall.
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