Animation

Hiroyasu Ishida’s Quirky Debut Feature ‘Penguin Highway’ Is Now In U.S. Theaters — Cartoon Brew

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— by Carlos Aguilar: This weekend, anime distributor Eleven Arts is continuing its U.S. platform release of Penguin Highway in American cinemas. The film is helmed by 30-year-old director Hiroyasu Ishida, who had ben directing short films prior to this feature directorial debut.

The peculiar film, adapted from the novel by Tomihiko Morimi, is set in a small town where friendly penguins have started popping up without explanation. Aoyama, an inquisitive boy in elementary school, takes it upon himself to solve the mystery…

Image courtesy of Eleven Arts

April 20, 2019 — 14:01

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