Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Jun27

Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms (15) | Close-Up Film Review

This lovely, full-blown epic fantasy tells its story in an unhurried and linear fashion. It manages to be simple, emotionally powerful and to engage with its deployment of fantasy elements.

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A Silent Voice (12A) | Close-Up Film Review
Mar20

A Silent Voice (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

Anime Limited promises distribution of “the cutting edge of what Japanese animation has to offer” and A Silent Voice certainly fits their remit. Close-Up were full of praise with the last film of theirs Your Name. The latest pushes the envelope of animation even further, but the message is somewhat lost in the post.

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