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‘Okko’s Inn’: How the New Japanese Animated Ghost Story Channels Miyazaki’s Spirit — Indie Wire

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— by Bill Desowitz: Former Studio Ghibli animator Kitaro Kōsaka returns to directing with a spiritual message for our divisive times.

After a decade away from directing, former Studio Ghibli animator Kitaro Kōsaka (“Nasu: Summer in Andalusia”) marks his return with “Okko’s Inn,” a sweet ghost story that attacks selfish, divisive behavior with idyllic surroundings and inclusion. From anime studio Madhouse and distributed by GKids, the movie opens April 22nd and 23rd in select theaters in Los Angeles…

Image courtesy of GKids

April19, 2019 — 18:11

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