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Kubo and the Two Strings (2016) 09 Sep 20163D Animation, AdventurePG

Kubo and the Two Strings Film 2016 Poster
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Synopsis

Kubo and the Two Strings is an epic action-adventure set in a fantastical Japan from acclaimed animation studio LAIKA. Clever, kindhearted Kubo (voiced by Art Parkinson of Game of Thrones) ekes out a humble living, telling stories to the people of his seaside town including Hosato (George Takei), Akihiro (Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa) and Kameyo (Academy Award nominee Brenda Vaccaro). But his relatively quiet existence is shattered when he accidentally summons a spirit from his past which storms down from the heavens to enforce an age-old vendetta.

Now on the run, Kubo joins forces with Monkey (Academy Award winner Charlize Theron) and Beetle (Academy Award winner Matthew McConaughey), and sets out on a thrilling quest to save his family and solve the mystery of his fallen father, the greatest samurai warrior the world has ever known. With the help of his shamisen - a magical musical instrument – Kubo must battle gods and monsters, including the vengeful Moon King (Academy Award nominee Ralph Fiennes) and the evil twin Sisters (Academy Award nominee Rooney Mara) to unlock the secret of his legacy, reunite his family and fulfill his heroic destiny

Cast and Crew

Director(s): Travis Knight

Producer(s): Travis Knight, Arianne Sutner

Starring(s): Art Parkinson, Charlize Theron, Matthew McConaughey, Ralph Fiennes, Rooney Mara, George Takei, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Brenda Vaccaro, Meyrick Murphy, Minae Noji, Alpha Takahashi, Laura Miro, Ken Takemoto

Music by: Dario Marianelli

Story by: Shannon Tindle, Marc Haimes

Screenplay by: Marc Haimes, Chris Butler

Edited by: Christopher Murrie

Details

EFW Scale: 4 4/5

Release Date: 09 Sep 2016

Genre(s): 3D Animation, Adventure

Certification: PG

Language(s): English

Country: United States

Banner(s) and Studio(s)

Banner / Studio: Laika

Distributed by: Focus Features

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