Nippon Film Breakfast: The Boy and the Beast

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  • Thursday, May 31, 10:30 Naxos Atelier
  • バケモノの子
    Bakemono no ko
  • Japan 2015, 120 min, Blu-ray, Japanese with German subtitles, released to age 12 or older
  • Director & Script: Mamoru HOSODA
  • Voice actors: Koji YAKUSHO, Aoi MIYAZAKI, Shota SOMETANI, Suzu HIROSE, Lily Franky
  • Production: Studio Chizu
  • Distribution: Universum Anime

Ren, an orphan boy living on the streets of Tokyo, finds the secret entrance to a parallel world inhabited by talking beasts. There, he becomes the apprentice of a sword fighter. Several years later, Ren finds a way back to the human world, and soon finds himself torn between the two worlds. Mamoru HOSODA’s latest masterpiece proves him to be one of the most important animation filmmakers of our time.

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