The animated feature, directed by Masashi Ando and Masayuki Miyaji, had its world premiere this week in competition at the Annecy Film Festival
Film Festival.The fantasy feature is directed by Masashi Ando and Masayuki Miyaji, and marks the directorial debut of respected animator Ando, who has been a key animator at Studio Ghibli (Spirited Away) and on such film’s as Makoto Shinkai’s Your Name.
Miyaji is known for directing the 2009 seriesXam’d: Lost Memoriesand work on Studio Ghibli films such as My Neighbors The YamadasWritten by Taku Kishimoto and based on Nahoko Uehashi’s book series,The Deer Kingis set in the years following a vicious war, when the Empire of Zol controls the land and citizens of rival Aquafa — except for Aquafa’s Fire Horse Territory, where wild dogs that once carried the deadly Black Wolf Fever continue to roam free. In the story, a pack of dogs race through a Zol-controlled mine and Van, an enslaved former soldier, and a young girl named Yuna are both bitten but manage to escape. Finally free, Van and Yuna seek out a peaceful existence in the countryside. But as the deadly disease once again runs rampant, they find themselves at the crossroads of a struggle.
GKIDS will theatrically release the film subtitled in its original Japanese language, as well as a new English dub version, in North America in early 2022. Production I.G.’s 2011 feature Read more: Hollywood Reporter »
GKIDS Nabs North American Rights to ‘The Deer King’ GKIDS has acquired the North American rights to “ The Deer King ,” the latest feature film animated by the acclaimed studio Production I.G. Directed by Masashi Ando and Masayuki Miyaji an…
Gkids Acquires ‘The Deer King’ After Annecy Premiere; Watch The TeaserGkids is bringing The Deer King to North America. The animation producer-distributor has acquired rights to the Japanese-language film directed by Masashi Ando and Masayuki Miyaji after its premier…
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