The Animated Fantasy POUPELLE OF CHIMNEY TOWN opens in St. Louis on Friday at Marcus Ronnie’s Cinema, Marcus Des Peres Cinema and AMC CLASSIC Chesterfield 14
Chimney Town Doll is the story of young Lubicchi living among the thick smoke of the chimneys of his isolated town, yearning 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 gaze 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, Chimney Town Doll brings laughter, tears and joy.
Movie stars Tony hale (Baby doll), Antonio Raul Corbo (Lubicchi), Etienne Racine (Bruno), Misty lee (Lola) and Hasan Minhaj (Scoop). Duration: 100 minutes.
Chimney Town Doll was an official selection at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival and this year’s Fantasia Film Festival. It won the Japan Academy Film Prize for Animation of the Year and has been screened at film festivals around the world.
Eleven Arts, the Los Angeles-based distribution company known for bringing high-quality Japanese animation from world-renowned studios to North America, today announced the release of a breathtaking animated feature film. and moving. Chimney Town Doll in theaters nationwide from December 30, 2021. Chimney Town Poupelle, created at the famous STUDIO4ºC in Tokyo and directed by Yusuke Hirota, is based on the successful picture book and screenplay by internationally renowned Japanese comedian and illustrator Akihiro Nishino. Chimney Town Doll had its world premiere in English at the Animation Is Film Festival in Los Angeles.