Mai Mai Miracle
November 5th 10:00, OASIS PARK
This movie is based on a biographical novel by the famous Japanese writer, Nobuko Takagi. Sunao Katabuchi, the director of Princess Arete and In This Corner of the World, directed this beautiful work, which is set in the Showa 30’s period in Bofu, Yamaguchi.
Katabuchi met Hayao Miyazaki and began working as a scriptwriter on Miyazaki’s films while still a student. He was assistant director on Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989), and debuted as director with TV series “Famous Dog Lassie” (1996). He then directed Princess Arete (2001). Katabuchi directed and wrote the script for “BLACK LAGOON” (2006). He later directed the acclaimed animated movie Mai Mai Miracle (2009).
2009, Japan, 94min, BD, Japanese Dialogue