Maquia: New Trailer & Poster Released Ahead of its Release
We’ve got some amazing movie news for anime fans today, as we bring you the new posters and trailer for Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms, directed by Mari Okada (“The Anthem of the Heart”), a touching tapestry of the meetings and partings in life, Mari Okada’s directorial debut is a profound human drama and stunning record of an emotional adventure sure to resonate with the audiences of the prestigious Glasgow Film Festival and beyond.
The people of Iolph are known for two things: their youthful longevity and peaceful lives weaving tapestry. When that is disturbed and their home thrown into chaos by those believing that their blood gifts longer life, Maquia loses not only her friends, but a place to return to. Lost in both mind and body, she stumbles into a dark forest and happens upon Aliel, an orphaned baby boy. Together, the two embark on an emotional journey of the bond between the ageless and the mortal.
Renowned by anime fans for celebrated classics like “Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day” and “Toradora”, Mari Okada taking the top job as director has been a long time coming – a challenge she accepted after hearing how P.A. Works wanted to see a work where she could give her 100%. Now overseeing the bigger picture, new life is breathed into Mari Okada’s celebrated talent as it shines in every aspect of the production.
Maquia stars Manaka Iwami (“Re:CREATORS”), Miyu Irino (“Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign”), Ai Kayano (“No Game No Life”), Y?ki Kaji (“Attack On Titan”), Miyuki Sawashiro (“Sword Art Online II”) and Yoshimasa Hosoya (“Attack On Titan”).
This touching tapestry of the meetings and partings in life, Mari Okada’s directorial debut is a profound human drama and a stunning record of an emotional adventure is released in UK Cinemas on the 27th June 2018.