Cinemas where Mamoru Hosoda’s Belle will be screened
Against the Current Films revealed through his Twitter account the list of cinemas where the film will be screened belle. This latest feature film directed by Mamoru Hosoda premieres this same Friday March 25 in a total of 123 cinemas Spanish, both in Spanish and Catalan like in YOU.
This is the third movie of Hosoda who arrives in our country hand in hand with the Barcelona distributor. Both The Boy and the Beast and Mirai, My Little Sister premiered in movie theaters and platformsand both have physical special editionswith Mirai’s hitting stores at the end of the year 2021. In both cases, the films went through the Spanish festival circuit such as San Sebastián or Sitges, earning applause and good reviews from the public. Belle managed to sell in its first weekend in Japanese theaters more than 600,000 tickets, totaling 891,663,200 yen (around 6.8 million euros), which placed it in the Japanese box office number onedisplacing the live-action of tokyo avengers to second position. These figures also make Belle the best premiere for a Hosoda film, an honor held to date by The Boy and the Beast.
Hosoda returns to direct and script one of his films, this time with an unparalleled technical team. Taisei Iwasaki is part of the project as musical director and composer of the film, while the architect and designer Eric Wong He contributes his knowledge as the creator of the conceptual art of “U”, the virtual world that forms the backbone of the film’s plot. Jim Kin (Frozen, Tangled, Vaiana) puts his designed grain of sand to the character of Belle, and the artist Akiya Kageichi is in charge of drawing the original design of Dragon. The direction of the animations in “U” is in charge of Takaaki Yamashitawith Hiroyuki Aoyama (Mirai, my little sister) taking care of the sections focused on the real world and the design of the characters in these fragments. For its part, Nobutaka Ike is the art director in charge of the funds, anri jojo is responsible for stage art and Ryo Horibe and yohei shimozawa they are the directors at the helm of 3D CGI animation. The film follows Suzu, a 17-year-old high school student who lives in a rural town with her father. For years, she has only been a shadow of her former self. One day, Suzu enters U, a virtual world of five billion members online, and becomes Belle, a world-famous singer. Belle soon encounters a mysterious creature with whom she embarks on a journey of adventure and love in her quest to become who she truly is. Source: Against the Current Films