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Lu Over the Wall (Yoake tsugeru Rû no uta)

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Kanon Tani Kanon Tani
Rû (voice)
Shôta Shimoda Shôta Shimoda
Kai (voice)
Shin Shin'ichi Shinohara
Rû no papa
Akira Emoto Akira Emoto
Jiisan
Soma Saito Soma Saito
Kunio
Sôichi Abe Sôichi Abe
Mitsuryô seinen
Yutaka Aoyama Yutaka Aoyama
Takobaba


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Lu Over the Wall

1 year, 8 months ago at May 18 21:03
A confusing, charming mess of a takeoff on The Little Mermaid, Lu Over the Wall is several different films vying for attention, all of them various degrees of good. If you could, just for a minute, imagine what would happen if a Miyazaki film was rammed through a Looney Tunes filter, and I’m talking about a Bob Clampett/Tex Avery brand of free associative lunacy here, with a dash of rock and rol... read more
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Description: Kai, a young middle schooler, lives in Hinashi Town, a lonely fishing village, with his father and his grandfather, a sun-umbrella maker. He used to live in Tokyo, but after his parents divorced he moved back to his parent's home town. Kai has trouble telling his parents the complicated feelings he has for them, and he's lonely and pessimistic about his school life. One of his joys is uploading songs he writes to the internet. One day, his classmates Kunio and Yuuho invite him to join their band, "SEIRÈN." As he reluctantly follows them to Merfolk Island, their practice spot, they meet Lu, the mermaid girl. Lu sing ... (more)
Release date: 19 May 2017
Tags: Fantasy (1), Music (1), Adventure (1), Supernatural (1), 2017 (1)
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"24.11. Luta on kovin vaikea lähteä kommentoimaan. Yuasan epä-yuasamainen elokuva on törkeän ylipitkä (vaikka kestoa onkin vain se 112 minuuttia), valitettavan typerä ja kerronnallisesti niin epäkiinnostava."


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Lu Over the Wall

“A confusing, charming mess of a takeoff on The Little Mermaid, Lu Over the Wall is several different films vying for attention, all of them various degrees of good. If you could, just for a minute, imagine what would happen if a Miyazaki film was rammed through a Looney Tunes filter, and I’m talking about a Bob Clampett/Tex Avery brand of free associative lunacy here, with a dash of rock and roll movie and coming-of-age story as garnishes. Picture this, and you’ll come very close to approximating the chaotic reverie that is Lu Over the Wall.   The problem isn’t that director Masaaki Yuasa is lacking in ideas, but that he’s got too many of them buffeting against each other at any given time. We must absorb the mermaid mythology that the film deploys, and keep various characters s” read more

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"The English dub of this premiered at the BFI, and the fact that it was dubbed was presented as "bad news", as well as that it had a few edits, but the "good news" was that it was mostly unedited. However, it was heavily edited and reanimated. Lu had a much deeper backstory, the story was relocated to a more industrial town, and new jokes included a video-game-quality-CG slam on The Shape of Water. In fact, the BFI had so much fun with this full house of a showing that they paused it during a fad"


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Sundance Film Festival 2018 (110 movies items)

"Japan Director - Masaaki Yuasa Screenwriters - Reiko Yoshida, Masaaki Yuasa About - Kai is a lonely teenage boy who lives in a small fishing village. One day, he meets and befriends Lu, a fun-loving mermaid whose singing is hypnotic to all who hear it. But the townspeople have always thought that mermaids bring disaster."


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"SCREENING: London Film Festival DATE: October 14th CINEMA: BFI LOCATION: Southbank"


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