Belle arrives at Movistar+
Last Tuesday came to the catalog of Movistar+ the animated movie belle (Ryū to sobakasu no hime), the latest film directed by Mamoru Hosoda and which was screened in Spain in March this year with Spanish dubbing, Catalan and also in VOSE format. On this occasion, the streaming platform offers the tape in Spanish subtitled version.
This is the third movie of Hosoda that arrives in our country thanks to the distributor Against the Current Films. So much The boy and the beast What look my little sister premiered in movie theaters and platforms and both have physical special editionswith that of look arriving in stores at the end of the year 2021. The distributor confirmed in June that it is working on the physical edition of belle.
The film managed to sell in its first weekend in Japanese theaters more than 600,000 tickets, totaling 891,663,200 yen (around 6.8 million euros), which placed it in the Japanese box office number onedisplacing the live-action of tokyo avengers to second position. These figures also make belle in the best premiere for a movie Hosodahonor he held The boy and the beast. you can find our review of the film in the following link.
Hosoda directs and scripts one of his films again, this time with an unparalleled technical team. Taisei Iwasaki is part of the project as musical director and composer of the film, while the architect and designer Eric Wong He contributes his knowledge as the creator of the conceptual art of “U”, the virtual world that forms the backbone of the film’s plot. Jim Kin (Frozen, Tangled, Vaiana) puts his grain of sand designed to the character of belleand the artist Akiya Kageichi is in charge of drawing the original design of Dragon. The direction of the animations in “U” is in charge of Takaaki Yamashitawith Hiroyuki Aoyama (look my little sister) taking care of the sections focused on the real world and the design of the characters in these fragments. For its part, Nobutaka Ike is the art director in charge of the funds, anri jojo is responsible for stage art and Ryo Horibe Y yohei shimozawa they are the directors at the helm of 3D CGI animation.
The film follows Suzu, a 17-year-old high school student who lives in a rural town with her father. For years, she has only been a shadow of her former self. One day, Suzu enters U, a virtual world of five billion members online, and becomes Belle, a world-famous singer. Belle soon encounters a mysterious creature with whom she embarks on a journey of adventure and love in her quest to become who she truly is.