The biggest thing lacking to be was a musical score from Joe Hisaishi, but he has never done music for a Hiromasa Yonebayashi film. This FAQ is empty. Company Credits maybe i’m just easily pleased but it’s so beautiful and imaginative i love it can we get 5 more pls. It has a bit of kiki delivery service, children who chaises lost voices and the music reminds me of the whisper of the heart. Regardless of its merits as a movie, the fact that it even exists in such a dire time for animated cinema is something worth celebrating. Upon their arrival, she... See full summary ». Technical Specs, See agents for this cast & crew on IMDbPro, Halloween Movies For Kids! The story follows Mary Smith who has just moved to the English countryside and is looking for something to do. An anthology of three original shorts written and directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi, Yoshiyuki Momose and Akihiko Yamashita. The music was great and the animation was on point. A curious young girl named Mary finds a magic flower and is whisked away to a land of witches in this vivid family adventure. Mary and the Witch's Flower (2017) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. She follows a mysterious cat into the nearby forest, where she discovers an old broomstick and the strange Fly-by-Night flower, a rare plant that blossoms only once every seven years and only in that forest. Apple TV & Privacy This film feels very POTTER like. Unfortunately after the "Mary and the Witch's Flower" title showed up, the movie turned into an unengaging, poorly written…, animation tropes we know and love, story was fairly sweaty. 2017 This is not a officially a Ghibli film but I still consider it a Ghibli film because of the similar staff and its familiar animation. Hana Sugisaki Ryunosuke Kamiki Yuki Amami Fumiyo Kohinata Hikari Mitsushima Jiro Sato Ken'ichi Endô Eri Watanabe Shinobu Ōtake Ikue Otani Lynn, Will Clarke Geoffrey Wexler Naoki Iwasa Yoshiaki Nishimura Daisuke Kadoya Tomoko Hosokawa Shô Oyamada Satoko Ôkubo, Hiromasa Yonebayashi Riko Sakaguchi Mary Stewart, Kouji Kasamatsu Momoko Murata Hajime Takagi Naoko Touda, 瑪莉與魔女之花, Mary to majo no hana, Meari to majo no hana, 103 mins   Movie details "From a single lie, everything will change.". Mary and the Witch's Flower After her werewolf lover unexpectedly dies in an accident while hunting for food for their children, a young woman must find ways to raise the werewolf son and daughter that she had with him while keeping their trait hidden from society. The fact that we have a studio like Ponoc to carry on the torch of 2D animated projects in the style of Gibli should be celebrated I think. TMDb The only other Hiromasa Yonebayashi films I've seen was Arriety, never saw When Marine Was There. Madman Entertainment announced that it had secured the rights to the film within Australia and New Zealand, and would premiere it theatrically at Madman Anime Festivalin Melbourne on 5 November 2017, with a wider releas… with this film I miss the old ghibli films. All Rights Reserved. Starring: Ruby Barnhill, Kate Winslet, Jim Broadbent. Our best wishes for a productive day. She befriends Marnie. 77 of 90 people found this review helpful. He evidently took inspiration from the Castle in the Sky movie when it came to worldbuilding. The whole film could be summarized as follows- A bratty girl HATES herself, but she is actually the ChOsEn OnE. The plot isn't anything marvelous or amazing, it is pretty simple, predictable and generic. The Clock family are four-inch-tall people who live anonymously in another family's residence, borrowing simple items to make their home. Vegan alert:-Mary strangles a plant. | Suddenly, Mary finds herself whisked away to Endor College... a school of magic run by Madam Mumblechook and the brilliant Doctor Dee. Regardless of its merits as a movie, the fact that it even exists in such a dire time for animated cinema is something worth celebrating. Photos of the Mary and The Witch's Flower (Movie) voice actors. Based on "The Little Broomstick" by Mary Stewart, a strange flower grants a girl magic powers. Mary Smith, a young girl who lives with her great-aunt in the countryside, follows a mysterious cat into the nearby forest where she finds a strange flower and an old broom, none of which is as ordinary as it seems. Master list of every film I've seen from the entire Asian continent, from West to East to South. The last film he composed music for was The Princess Kaguya, which was a big deal. ( By Age Recommendation ), (based on the novel "The Little Broomstick" by) (as Mearî Suchuâtô), (screenplay adaptation by: English-language) &, Light Fairy The dawn of the new century, the first 20 years. Mobile site. Who is the mysterious, blonde Marnie. Lets be real here, as sad as it is, the age of Studio Ghibli is over, unless Hayao Miyazaki decides to return to the directors seat and make another full-length feature film. East Asian Animation Comprehensive List (anime), The Ultimate Film Canon: 21st Century (2001-2020). Anna's asthma, she's sent to stay with relatives of her guardian in the Japanese countryside. As IMDb celebrates its 30th birthday, we have six shows to get you ready for those pivotal years of your life ... your 30s. Mary is an ordinary young girl stuck in the country with her Great-Aunt Charlotte and seemingly no adventures or friends in sight. Not to mention besides the lead we have practically no characterization. As the release of MARY AND THE WITCH’S FLOWER approaches, the inaugural film from Studio Ponoc, the folks at Madman Films have sent us a list of the English language voice cast.