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Summit of the Gods Animated Film Nominated for France's César Awards

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Summit of the Gods Animated Movie Nominated for France’s César Awards

France’s 2022 César Awards nominated the France-Luxembourg animated movie of Jiro Taniguchi‘s The Summit of the Gods (Kamigami no Itadaki) manga for its Finest Animated Characteristic class.

Netflix has the worldwide rights to the The Summit of the Gods movie outdoors of France, Benelux, China, Japan, and Korea. Netflix launched the movie in choose U.S. theaters on November 24 and in choose U.Ok. theaters on November 26. The movie started streaming on Netflix on November 30.

The movie screened in July on the Cannes Movie Competition as a part of the Official Choice, and opened in theaters in France on September 22 beneath the title Le Sommet des dieux. The movie additionally opened the Animation Is Movie Competition in Los Angeles on October 22. The film received within the Finest Animation Movie class at France’s Lumières Worldwide Press Awards earlier this month.

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 Joji Habu, a well known climber with a passionate drive for the mountain, the 2 set off to uncover a chunk of misplaced historical past.

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

Supply: Deadline (Nancy Tartaglione)