THE BOY AND THE BEAST (バケモノの子)

Directed by: Mamoru Hosoda 2015 | 119 min.

Section: Spotlight on Japan

Premiere: United States Premiere

Countries: Japan

Languages: Japanese, with English subtitles

Genres: Adventure, Anime, Family Friendly, Fantasy


Synopsis

Renowned animation director Mamoru Hosoda, creator of SUMMER WARS (HIFF 2009) and WOLF CHILDREN (HIFF 2012), presents his newest anime masterpiece. THE BOY AND THE BEAST is the story of Kyuta, a solitary boy who lives in Tokyo, and Kumatetsu a supernatural creature isolated in an imaginary world. One day Kyuta crosses the border into the imaginary world and makes friends with Kumatetsu, who becomes his friend and spiritual guide. The encounter opens the way to all sorts of adventures...

Screenings

Saturday, November 21 5:30 PM Dole Cannery B Date Passed
Sunday, November 22 5:00 PM Dole Cannery B Date Passed

Cast & Crew

Director Mamoru Hosoda
Producer Daisuke Kadoya, Seiji Okuda, Yuichiro Sato
Cast Kumiko Asô, Rirî Furankî, Suzu Hirose, Haru Kuroki, Mamoru Miyano, Shôta Sometani
Writer Mamoru Hosoda
Other Crew Tatsuzou Nishida, Yôichi Nishikawa, Takashi Ohmori, Yoshiyuki Sadamoto, Masakatsu Takagi, Yohei Takamatsu, Takaaki Yamashita
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