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From Up On Poppy Hill

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From Up on Poppy Hill (Blu-ray)

DVD Verdict
9 September 2013
  • Excerpt: Yokohama, 1963. Japan is preparing to host the 1964 Olympic Games in Tokyo, and efforts are underway to make the surrounding cities look as impressive as possible for the rest of the world. Many run-down older buildings are being demolished and replaced with more modern facilities. Unfortunately, this means that a local school clubhouse (which serves as home to a wide variety of clubs—the chemistry club, the philosophy club, the archeology club, etc.
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9.0

From Up On Poppy Hill Blu-ray Review

blu-ray.com
17 August 2013
  • Summary: The torch is slowly but surely being passed at Studio Ghibli, though the participation and influence of Hayao Miyazaki, who is now in his seventies, is still prevalent in the studio's productions. While Miyazaki continues to write and direct features for Ghibli at the pace of about one film every four to five years or so (his last two were 2008's Ponyo and this year's The Wind is Rising ), there seems to be a concerted effort to pass some of the studio's workload to a...
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