Mamoru Hosada's THE BOY AND THE BEAST Graces Aust And NZ Screens This March
From Mamoru Hosoda, the acclaimed director of Summer Wars and Wolf Children comes The Boy And The Beast, the story of an unlucky boy and a lonely beast in select cinemas across Australia and New Zealand from March 3rd.This coming-of-age action fantasy tale revolves around Kyuta, a misfortunate, lonely boy who lives on the streets of the human realm (Tokyo's Shibuya ward) and Kumatetsu, a lonesome beast who lives in the bakemono realm ("Shibutenmachi").These worlds must not intersect, but one day, Kyuta stumbles upon an entry to the bakemono realm. With no family to call his own in the human world, he becomes the disciple of Kumatetsu. Overcoming their solitude, they come to realise how much they need each other. Their fortunate encounter will be the beginning of an adventure that goes beyond your imagination.The Boy And The Beast will screen in both original Japanese language (from March 3rd), and English dub (from March 5th).
Here is Hugo's glowing review, be sure to catch the film, and check the below link for all locations.
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