From up on Poppy Hill [videorecording] / Studio Ghibli ; Nippon Television Network ; Dentsu ; Hakuhodo Dymp ; Walt Disney Japan ; Mitsubishi ; Toho ; Kennedy/Marshall
DVDs | GKids | 2013
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD F pt.1-2 ANIMATION)
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[United States] : GKids, 
2 videodiscs (91 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; 5.0 surround.
Includes Japanese and English soundtracks, with optional English subtitles.
Title from container.
Gillian Anderson, Sarah Bolger, Beau Bridges, Jamie Lee Curtis, Bruce Dern, Isabelle Fuhrman, Christina Hendricks, Ron Howard, Chris Noth, Emily Osment, Aubrey Plaza, Charlie Saxton, Alex Wolff, Anton Yelchin.
Director, Goro Miyazaki ; producers, Geoffrey Wexler, Toshio Suzuki ; screenwriter, Hayao Miyazaki, Keiko Niwa ; cinematographer, Atsushi Okui ; art director, Kamon Oba, Noboru Yoshida, Takashi Omori, Yohei Takamatsu ; music composer, Satoshi Takebe.
Originally released as an animated motion picture in 2011.
MPAA rating: PG; for mild thematic elements and some incidental smoking images.
In the year 1963 in Yokohama, an innocent romance blossoms between two high school students, Umi and Shun. As Japan recovers from World War II and prepares to host the 1964 Olympics, the mood contains both optimism and conflict as the younger generation struggles to escape the shackles of the past. While trying to save a dilapidated Meiji-era club house from demolition, the relationship flourishes. But a buried secret from their past emerges to cast a shadow on the future and pull them apart.
Special features (disc 2): Original Japanese version ; feature-length storyboards ; celebrity cast recording featurette ; interview with Goro Miyazaki ; music video ; Yokohama featurette ; original Japanese trailers and TV spots.
Japanese title: Kokuriko-zaka Kara