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THE BOY AND THE HERON by Studio Ghibli returns to cinemas and here is a new trailer

After the great victory at the Oscars for best animated film, Gkids has announced that it will bring the films of Studios Ghibli The boy and the heron return to cinemas. If you didn’t get a chance to see it on the big screen the first time around, you’ll have the opportunity on March 22nd.

Hayao Miyazaki has made a beautiful film with a touching story that is meant to be seen on the big screen. They even released a trailer for the re-release promoting its big Oscar win!

In the film: “Through encounters with his friends and uncle, the story follows the psychological development of a teenager. He enters a magical world with a talking gray heron after finding an abandoned tower in his new town.

The film boasts an impressive voice cast, which includes Cristiano Balla, Dave Battista, Gemma Chan, Willem Dafoe, Karen Fukuhara, Marco Hamill, Robert Pattinson AND Florence Pugh.

Bale plays the role of Shoichi Maki, Bautista plays The Parakeet King, Chan plays Natsuko, Dafoe voices Noble Pelican, Fukuhara is Lady Himi, Hamill is Granduncle, Pattinson plays The Gray Heron and Pugh is Kiriko. Luca Padovan also joined as Mahito Maki. Mamoudou Athie, Tony Revolori AND Dan Stevens they are described as Parakeets.

Co-founder of Studio Ghibli Toshio Suzuki released a statement about his Oscar win, saying, “As a producer The boy and the heron, I am extremely honored to receive the Oscar for Best Animated Film. I would like to express my sincere gratitude to the Academy. I would also like to thank those involved in the production of this film and all those who worked to distribute it around the world.”

He added: “The film began with director Hayao Miyazaki recanting his retirement statement. Subsequently, we spent seven years in the production of this work. Ten years have passed since Hayao Miyazaki’s previous film, The Wind Rises , during which there were “There were dramatic changes in the environment surrounding the films. This film was really difficult to complete. I am very grateful that the work created after overcoming these difficulties has been seen by so many people around the world and has received this recognition. Both Hayao Miyazaki and I have aged significantly. I am grateful to receive such an honor at my age and, taking this as a message to continue our work, I will dedicate myself to working harder in the future.”

by Studio Ghibli The boy and the heron will land in national cinemas on December 8, in both the original Japanese and English versions.

by Joey Paur
Source: Geek Tyrant

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