Watch: New Trailer for 'Kingdom of Dreams and Madness' Ghibli Doc
by Alex Billington
November 21, 2014
"As for me, I'm done making movies." Here's something to make you smile. GKids has released an official US trailer for The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness, a documentary about legendary animation house Studio Ghibli in Japan. From director Mami Sunada, the doc provides an unprecedented inside look at the inner workings of Ghibli and the daily life of animator Hayao Miyazaki, who has officially retired from making features. I've seen this documentary and it's absolutely wonderful, I was refreshed and felt so happy by the end. There's a certain magic to Studio Ghibli and they capture some of that, then again I just could go on spending days watching footage of Miyazaki-san smile and laugh. This doc is a real gem - don't miss it.
Here's the official US trailer for The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness doc, direct from GKids:
Description: Granted near-unfettered access to the notoriously insular Studio Ghibli, director Mami Sunada follows the three men who are the lifeblood of Ghibli – the eminent director Hayao Miyazaki, the producer Toshio Suzuki, and the elusive and influential "other director" Isao Takahata – over the course of a year as the studio rushes to complete two films, Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises and Takahata’s The Tale of The Princess Kaguya. The result is a rare "fly on the wall" glimpse of the inner workings of one of the world’s most celebrated animation studios, and an insight into the dreams, passion and singular dedication of these remarkable creators. After premiering at TIFF 2014, GKids will release Mami Sunada's The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness limited in NYC starting November 28th, plus VOD late January.
This looks bingo! The woman in the studio looks so sad. 🙁 Really looking forward to viewing this.
Carpola on Nov 19, 2014
MUST SEE. MUST WATCH. Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli are everything right in the world of animation.
DAVIDPD on Nov 19, 2014
It looks very nice and decent. I hope I'll catch it sometimes...
shiboleth on Nov 19, 2014
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