PREVIEW: Earwig and the Witch (PG)

WHO’S IN IT? (ENGLISH VERSION)

Taylor Paige Henderson (film debut), Vanessa Marshall (Teen Titans Go! To The Movies), Richard E. Grant (Can You Ever Forgive Me?), Dan Stevens (Blithe Spirit), Kacey Musgraves (Wild Rose), JB Blanc (A Cat In Paris)

WHO’S IN IT? (JAPANESE VERSION)

Kokoro Hirasawa (Drive in Gamo), Shinobu Terajima (Caterpillar), Etsushi Toyokawa (Her Granddaughter), Gaku Hamada (A Boy Called H), Sherina Munafu (212 Warrior), Yūji Ueda (Escaflowne)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Gorô Miyazaki (From Up on Poppy Hill), director; Keiko Niwa (Tales from Earthsea) and Emi Gunji (film debut), writers; Toshio Suzuki (Spirited Away), producer; Satoshi Takebe (After the Flowers), composer; editor TBA

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In 1990s England, young orphan Earwig (Henderson/Hirasawa) is adopted by strange couple Bella Yaga (Marshall) and Mandrake (Grant), who quickly reveal themselves to be a witch and wizard who need an extra pair of hands around their mysterious house…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Studio Ghibli ventures into CG animation for the first time, with a fun family adventure adapted from the novel by Dianne Wynne Jones, whose previous book Howl’s Moving Castle was previously made into one of the studio’s most beloved films.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 28TH MAY 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE

 

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