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From Up on Poppy Hill

Overview


Genre :

Animation, Family

Release Date :

March 29, 2013 (Wide)

MPAA Rating :

PG

Director :

Goro Miyazaki, Gary Rydstrom (English-language version)

Starring :

Sarah Bolger, Anton Yelchin, Gillian Anderson, Beau Bridges, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jeff Dunham, Isabelle Fuhrman, Christina Hendricks, Ron Howard, Chris Noth, Emily Osment, Aubrey Plaza, Charlie Saxton, Alex Wolff, Bruce Dern

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

3.5 of 4

“..the look of the film is intoxicating; there's nothing quite as cheesy as bad animation, but the Miyazakis do not produce bad animation..”
by John Anderson [Newsday]
3 of 4

“..the animation by Studio Ghibli, co-founded by Miyazaki the Elder, is not entirely successful..”
by Bruce Demara [Toronto Star]
2.5 of 4

“..It's all well and good, but far off the Ghibli gold standard..”
by Colin Covert [Minneapolis Star Tribune]
4 of 4

“.."Poppy Hill" revels in coincidence, dawning sexuality and an ardent belief in the power of goodness..”
by Michael Phillips [Chicago Tribune]
Review rate : B+

“.."From Up on Poppy Hill" is a delicately beautiful hand-drawn animated movie..”
by Peter Rainer [Christian Science Monitor]
4 of 5
Reviewed by Kenneth Turan [Los Angeles Times]
Reviewed by Joe Morgenstern [Wall Street Journal]

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