From Up on Poppy Hill

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Studio Ghibli is the Japanese equivalent of Disney, an animation studio that has produced some of the greatest animated features ever, including Spirited Away, Princess Mononoke and Howl’s Moving Castle. The studio’s latest effort, From Up On Poppy Hill, is set in Japan just prior to Tokyo’s hosting of the Summer Olympics. In the movie, a girl on Poppy Hill raises two flags each morning, an effort to get information from the ships in the harbor below about her dad who has been missing at sea for years. Her actions capture the attention of an intriguing boy who’s trying to save his school’s clubhouse from demolition.  Read More>>>

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