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France-Luxembourg's Summit of the Gods Animated Film's Trailer Streamed

France-Luxembourg's Summit of the Gods Animated Film's Trailer Streamed


France-Luxembourg’s Summit of the Gods Animated Movie’s Trailer Streamed

Netflix started streaming on Friday a trailer for the France-Luxembourg animated movie of Jiro Taniguchi‘s The Summit of the Gods (Kamigami no Itadaki) manga.

Netflix has the worldwide rights to the movie outdoors of France, Benelux, China, Japan, and Korea. Netflix will launch the movie in choose U.S. theaters on November 24 and in choose U.Okay. theaters on November 26. The movie will then stream on Netflix on November 30.

The movie screened in July on the Cannes Movie Pageant as a part of the Official Choice, and opened in theaters in France on September 22 underneath the title Le Sommet des dieux. The movie is opening the Animation Is Movie Pageant in Los Angeles on Friday.

Patrick Imbert (Ernest & Celestine) directed the movie, and Magali Pouzol and Imbert wrote the script with Jean-Charles Ostorero collaborating. David Coquard-Dassault (Peripheria) was the movie’s artwork director. Amine Bouhafa composed the music. Diaphana Distribution is distributing the movie in France, whereas Wild Bunch Worldwide has the worldwide rights. Didier Brunner (The Triplets of Belleville, Kirikou and the Sorceress) is producing the movie. Cartoon Brew describes the movie as a 2D/3D hybrid.

The manga is itself an adaptation of Baku Yumemakura‘s novel. The story follows Fukamachi, an avid wilderness photographer who discovers a hyperlink to the previous in Kathmandu, Nepal. He finds a digital camera supposedly belonging to George Mallory, a mountaineer who went lacking on Mt. Everest. After assembly Habu Joji, a widely known climber with a passionate drive for the mountain, the 2 set off to uncover a chunk of misplaced historical past.

The collection ran in Shueisha‘s Enterprise Soar, and European firm Fanfare / Ponent Mon publishes the manga in English. Taniguchi handed away on February 11, 2017.

The manga’s first quantity was nominated for an Ignatz award in 2010, however didn’t win. The English translation of the fourth quantity was nominated for an Eisner award in 2014. Taniguchi was knighted in France in 2011.

Supply: IndieWire (Jude Dry)