Poupelle of Chimney Townthe critically acclaimed animated film hits home media in May.
The Fascinating Animated Feature Poupelle of Chimney Town is heading to Premium VOD on May 3, 2022, after its theatrical release nationwide, then it will be available for digital download on May 17, 2022, and physically on a Blu-Ray + DVD combo pack on May 31, 2022, from Eleven Arts and Scream! Plant.
The film is part of the official selection of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival and many other renowned festivals. It has been recognized with several film award accolades and nominations, including a Japanese Academy Film Award for Outstanding Animation of the Year, a Cristal d’Annecy Award nomination for Best Feature Film, a at the ANNIE Awards for Best Music – Feature Film and a Satoshi Kon Award. Fantasia nomination for Best Animated Feature. Find out why in the trailer below.
Poupelle of Chimney Town official trailer
Poupelle of Chimney Town is directed by Yusuke Hirota and produced at the famous STUDIO4ºC in Tokyo. The film brings to life a unique and inspiring story about friendship, courage, hope and perseverance to reach for the stars through an awe-inspiring adventure filled with wacky characters, gorgeous animations and unforgettable performances. The film features the stellar English voice cast of Tony Hale, Antonio Raul Corbo, Stephen Root, Misty Lee and Hasan Minhaj.
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the Poupelle of Chimney Town The Blu Ray + DVD combo pack will include both versions of the film (English dub + original Japanese audio with English subtitles), insightful bonus content, and an exclusive art booklet with a special message from Executive Producer and Creator Akihiro Nishino. Bonus features:
- The World of Chimney Town – A Discussion with Director Yusuke Hirota and Creator Akihiro Nishino.
- What’s next for Chimney Town – An exclusive interview with creator Akihiro Nishino.
- Creator Akihiro Nishino Special Q&A – Malibu Film Society Screening.
Poupelle of Chimney Town is available for pre-order now at ShoutFactory.com and other retailers. Fans who order the Blu-Ray + DVD combo pack of Shout! The factory will receive an exclusive poster while supplies last.
On Poupelle of Chimeny Town
Poupelle of Chimney Town is the story of young Lubicchi living among the thick smoke of the chimneys of his isolated town, longing to see the “stars” – to know the truth – that his father always told him about. One Halloween night, he meets Poupelle, a man made of trash, and together they look up at the sky as their adventure begins. Spectacularly beautiful, filled with inspiring performances and splendid music and sound effects, and produced at Tokyo’s famous STUDIO4ºC, Poupelle of Chimney Town brings laughter, tears and joy.
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