Indie Trailer Sunday: Dubbed Full US 'From Up on Poppy Hill' Trailer
"Answering my flags?" GKIDS has finally released a full US trailer for Studio Ghibli's film From Up on Poppy Hill. Delayed in the US for almost two years from its premiere, From Up on Poppy Hill is directed by Hayao Miyazaki's son Goro Miyazaki and is more of a light-hearted teen romance. The trailer features actors providing English voices and voiceover, including the likes of Aubrey Plaza, Jamie Lee Curtis, Christina Hendricks and Ron Howard. This reminds me a bit of Moonrise Kingdom, but with a quaint Japanese twist (and animated). It still looks gorgeous, even though I hate English dubbing on Ghibli's films.
Watch the official US trailer with dubbed voices for Goro Miyazaki's From Up on Poppy Hill, via Apple:
Set in Yokohama, From Up On Poppy Hill is a high school love story that take place in the year before the 1964 Tokyo Summer Olympics. As the country begins to pick itself up from the devastation of the Second World War, the new generation struggles to move towards a prosperous future whilst trying not to lose the essence of their past. The film's rich and vibrant animation captures the entrancing beauty of Yokohama's harbour and lush surrounding hillsides and, with a soundtrack that draws inspiration from the finest music of the time, perfectly captures the thrills of young romance and the hope of a new dawn. This opened in Japan in 2011, and at TIFF two years ago. GKIDS is releasing From Up On Poppy Hill starting March 15th.