Shinko and the age-old Magic of the studio Madhouse will premiere at the Giffoni Film Festival
Through a press release, TIM's Vision has announced that the animated film Shinko and the age-old Magic (Maimai Shinko to Sen-nen no Maho, internationally well-known as Mai Mai Miracle), directed by Sunao Katabuchi (Black Lagoon, In This Corner of the World) at the studios Madhouse (Death Note, Overlord), will be presented in exclusive preview at the Giffoni Film Festival:
TIMVISION presents an exclusive preview at the Giffoni Film Festival, the films of japanese animation “Shinko and the age-old magic”
TIM is the Main Partner of the Giffoni Film Festival with many initiatives and content dedicated to the public of the event and to all of its customers. TIM is at the Giffoni Village with a series of events badged TIMVISION, la tv on demand di TIM, who will also award the special prize TIMVISION Award to one of the films competing in seven competitive sections.
For fans, an event not to be missed. On the 26th of July at 19 at the Giffoni Multimedia Valley – the green room held the special screening of the animated film the japanese “Shinko and the age-old magic”, for the first time in Italy in exclusive with TIMVISION, who also took care of the dubbing. Based on the novel of the 2004 “Mai Mai Shinko” by Takagi Nobuko, the film is directed by Sunao Katabuchi (“In this corner of the world”), who collaborated with the master of animation Hayao Miyazaki in the making of the film “Kiki – Delivery”.
The Fifties in Japan. When television was not yet reached in all the houses. In the countryside, the small Shinko don't even need. Has his imagination, has great energy, and, above all, has the ancient history of the land on which it is founded, as is always told by his beloved granny.
The days of Shinko intertwine between reality of the field, and historical fantasy. But the real change for the protagonist arrives from the city: the contemporary Kiiko, the daughter of a doctor, from her face, delicate as well as sad.
The great adventure of Shinko will be the one of friendship with Kiiko, whose solitude will be reflected in that of another girl who lived the same feelings, the same places... but a thousand years before. Why the smiles, the tears, and all the delicate hues and gaudy of growth are also common to a millennium away. As well as the affection between people.
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