The prestigious Glasgow Film Festival certainly is turning into an unofficial Scotland Loves Anime! Followings news of Anime Limited’s Maquia and Attack On Titan: The Roar of Awakening making an appearance, listings have emerged for Altitude Film’s Mary and the Witch’s Flower – the latest film from When Marnie Was There director Hiromasa Yonebayashi!
The director of When Marnie Was There returns with a thrilling animated adventure based on the Mary Stewart classic The Little Broomstick. Mary is sent to live with her great aunt in the countryside. Venturing into the woods, she discovers a mysterious blue flower that only appears once every seven years, and an old broomstick. Soon she is soaring beyond the clouds to a city in the sky where Madam Mumblechook presides over the Endor College of Magic. An absolute charmer that young and old alike will love.
The film will receive two showings: on Saturday 24th February, the English-dubbed version starring Ruby Barnhill, Kate Winslet and Jim Broadbent. On Sunday 25th February however, the film will be shown with its original Japanese audio. You can view the event information and book tickets here.
You can read more about Mary & The Witch’s Flower here.
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