1 h 54 min | Animation, Event cinema | Release Date: 10.12.2018
Original Japanese version, subtitles in English. See it at Finnkino on Monday 10.12. / Tuesday 18.12.
Acclaimed screenwriter Mari Okada (Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day) makes her directorial debut in this moving animated fantasy feature, Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms.
The people of Iorph have a lifespan of hundreds of years and maintain their teenage appearances for life, but when the peace of this town is shattered by those who want the secret to their longevity for themselves, a young girl named Maquia is forced to escape. Wandering the land alone, upon finding an orphaned baby she chooses to raise him, but as this boy grows up so the difference in their lifespans is thrown into ever-sharper relief.