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41 Ratings

Paco and the Magical Book

Pako to Maho no Ehon

Directed by Tetsuya Nakashima
Japan, 2008
Animation, Drama, Fantasy


There once was a hospital where patients and even doctors & nurses were all weird. Above all, Onuki, a patient who built up his company all by himself from scratch, is a super cranky old man.

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Paco and the Magical Book Directed by Tetsuya Nakashima

Awards & Festivals

Asian Film Awards

2009 | 3 nominations including: Best Cinematographer

Fantasia Film Festival

2009 | Winner: L'Écran Fantastique Award

Awards of the Japanese Academy

2009 | 2 wins including: Best Art Direction

2009 | 7 nominations including: Best Actor

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