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バケモノの子 | Bakemono no Ko

Mamoru Hosoda Japan, 2015

msmichel's rating of the film The Boy and The Beast

Mamoru Hosoda (Wolf Children, Summer Wars) moves a little closer to the mainstream with this warm hand-drawn gem that pales to his two previous pictures but still manages to entertain. The passing of time is warmly captured before the film's final act winds up as somewhat derivative despite its' 'Moby Dick' influence. Well worth a watch.