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Porco Rosso [videorecording] / a Studio Ghibli film ; Tokuma Shoten
DVDs DVDs | distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment | 2004 | Widescreen version.
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Imprint
[United States] : Walt Disney Home Entertainment ; Burbank, CA : distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2004]
Edition
Widescreen version.
Descript
2 videodiscs (ca. 93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD, Dolby digital surround.
Note
Includes English, French and original Japanese language soundtracks.
Closed-captioned.
Title from container.
Performer
English voices: Michael Keaton, Brad Garrett, Kimberly Williams, Susan Egan, David Ogden Stiers.
Japanese voices: Shûichirô Mioriyama, Tokiko Kato, Sanshi Katsura, Akemi Okamura, Tsunehiko Kamijô, Hiroko Seki, Akio Ôtsuka.
Credits
Producer, Rick Dempsey ; writers, Cindy Davis Hewitt, Donald H. Hewitt, Hayno Miyazaki ; director, Tony Bancroft, Hayao Miyazaki ; director of photography, Atsushi Okui ; animators, Masashi Ando ... [et al.] ; editor, Hayno Miyazaki ; music, Joe Hisaishi, Tokiko Kato ; production designer, Katsu Hisamura.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1992.
Audience
MPAA rating: PG; for violence and some mild language.
Summary
Slouching towards middle age, Porco Rosso makes his living by flying about in his red bi-plane and fighting sky bandits who prey on cruise ships sailing the Adriatic. When he's not engaging in dog fights, this pilot lives on a deserted island retreat. Porco was once a strappling young man, but after his entire squardron was wiped out, he is mysteriously transformed into a pig. Then he is defeated in a dogfight against a dashing American rival, who has been hired by the dastardly bandits. With his plane damaged, he finds a repair hanger near Milan where a local woman fixes his plane.
Note
Special features (disc 2): behind the microphone with voice talent from the film ; complete storyboards ; original Japanese trailers ; interview with the producer.
Local Note
MW, 3-05; 6-05(rpl)
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Genre
Alt Author
Note
Japanese title: Kurenai no buta
English title, direct translation: Crimson pig
ISBN
0788834029
ISBN/ISSN
786936175264
Music #
25348 Walt Disney Home Entertainment
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