Annecy Film Festival Feature Film Selection: The Deer King and Many More!

The Annecy International Animation Film Festival announced the selections of their feature film categories. And yes, three of your favorites, including Josee, The Tiger, and The Fish, are among them!

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The film festival is the most awaited time of the year for all animation film enthusiasts as they get to see their favorite movies being appreciated by everyone.

The official website of the Annecy Film Festival announced that Josee, The Tiger and The Fish, The Deer King, and Poupelle of Chimney Town are amongst the top in their Feature Film Category!

“Josee, the Tiger, and the Fish,” directed by Kotaro Tamura, and “The Deer King,” directed by Masashi Ando, will be released on June 14-19. It seems that it will be exhibited in the competition section of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival (Festival international du film d’animation d’Annecy) held on Sunday (Movie Natalie)

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The movies are just brilliant pieces of art and animation, and I strongly recommend everyone to go watch them!!!

I’m really happy that the works I made with the staff and fans are lined up on such a stage.

I pray from the bottom of my heart that it will be a wonderful film festival.

Great achievement! [Pupelle of Chimney Town] has been nominated for the world’s largest anime film festival “Annecy International Animation Film Festival”!

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Josee, The Tiger, and The Fish (Joze to Tora to Sakana-tachi) is Kotaro Tamura’s epic romance comedy with a hint of drama. It came out in December 2020 and was loved by the audience.

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Opening work decided !!

The animated film “# Josee, the Tiger and the Fish” has been selected as a competition for the world’s largest French animated film festival, “Annecy International Animation Film Festival 2021”!

Further! It has been decided to be a venerable opening work! !! !! 😭👏👏👏✨

#Jose Tiger

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The movie is a remake of a 2003 movie of the same name. Josee is different from the people of her age as she is unable to walk, and Tsuneo is hired to take care of her.

The movie dives into the characters of Josee and Tsuneo and the budding relationship between the two.



#Annecy International Animation Film Festival 2021

Selected for the feature-length competition ꧂. ゚ ・ *.


“# Deer King Yuna and the Promised Journey”

The world’s largest to be held in France in June

At the Animation Film Festival

Selected for the feature-length competition

Screening at this festival is also decided

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The Deer King (Shika no Ō) is Masashi Ando and Masayuki Miyaji’s fantasy masterpiece based on a novel series of the same name. The film is scheduled to premiere on September 10th, 2021. 

It is a movie about life and struggle and how one fights the cruel fate that awaits them. The movie was initially slated for a September 2020 premiere but got delayed.

The film Poupelle of Chimney Town (Entotsu-machi no Poupelle) is a 2020 movie by Yusuke Hirota. It is a fantasy film animated by the famous Studio 4°C. 

It is a beautiful story about adolescence fabricated and put together like a children’s book.

It is great to see the Asian film industry finally gaining international recognition. They have long suffered, but now is their time to shine, and we are here to witness it all!

Source: Annecy Film Festival Website


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