2017 PG 1h 52m Japanese Movies. ; Bittersweet Ending: Kai is no longer listless and keeps his friendship with Kunio and Yuho, the town sees a bit of revitalization from their experience with the merfolk, and Tako Baba and Kai's grandfather get to reunite with their loved ones. Add a review? Email Address About. Lu Over the Wall 2017 ★★★½ . It is the second Science Saru film, though it was the first to be produced. Woshini’s review published on Letterboxd: I liked the songs. 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Every fan of animation in the United States really should be prostrating ourselves daily in front of a shrine dedicated to GKIDS, who is at this point the only distributor making an effort to bring the best and bravest of feature animation from around the world to get something like a decent theatrical release. Lu over the Wall (Japanese: 夜明け告げるルーのうた, Hepburn: Yoaketsugeru Rū no Uta, literally "The song of Lu, the dawn announcer") is a 2017 Japanese animated fantasy film produced by Science Saru and released by Toho about the eponymous ningyo. Blu-ray™/DVD Apple TV Prime Video (Sub) Google Play Vudu Netflix. January 25, 2021. About; News; Pro; An analysis of Lu Over The Wall. VIEWS. Firstly, the animation. Art Shift: See Deranged Animation. 8. There is no review for this diary entry. The website's critics consensus reads, "Lu Over the Wall can be more fun to watch than to follow, but director Masaaki Yuasa's distinctive visual style offers colorful compensation for an occasionally scattered story. Lu was my first foray into Masaki Yuasa's works and experiencing that fluid and expressive animation for the first time (on the big screen no less), was something else. Add time. His rock band, "SEIRÈN", was formed by his friends, Kunio (国夫) and Yūho (遊歩). In particular, we really enjoyed talking about family, kids and juggling all of that - on top of a career in film. Join us for our weekly review of movies worth seeing, worth avoiding and our Top 5 lists – and don’t forget to play along at. [4] It was animated in a hybrid form in which key frames were drawn on paper, but instead of the traditional clean-up and inbetweening still used in most Japanese traditional animation at the time, these rough key frames were then traced and inbetweened in Adobe Flash. With Kanon Tani, Shôta Shimoda, Minako Kotobuki, Sôma Saitô. The story was cute and reminded me a little of A Letter for Momo but with a lighter feel and a happy ending (though the other was a nice ending too, just not as lively). Lu Over the Wall provides examples of the following tropes:. Directed by Masaaki Yuasa. My audio kind of dips at some points but I'm still trying to get better at that. Utautai no baraddo • Toshiyuki Toyonaga. Second, every fan of animation in the world should make similar prostrations before director Yuasa Masaaki, who is doing more to push the medium harder and farther than anybody else working in features right now. Review by Woshini. In the process of helping, the merfolk destroy the natural cliff which shades the bay from the sun, exposing themselves as the dawn breaks. List of Songs. One day, Kai explores Merfolk Island (人魚島, Ningyojima) and meets Lu (ルー, Rū), the ningyo girl. Block or Report. Lu Over the Wall can be more fun to watch than to follow, but director Masaaki Yuasa's distinctive visual style offers colorful compensation for an occasionally scattered story. In one scene in anime movie Lu over the Wall, a band of incognito high schoolers stuff a mermaid in a cooler for their gig at a fishing town’s lantern festival commemorating loved ones lost at sea. Lu Over the Wall (2017) is his latest film. Well, we’re not 5 dudes in a room talking about our passion for Fight Club and Braveheart. Lu Over the Wall. Lu Over the Wall. Jan 27, 2021. Share this page. Cast : Shota Shimoda, Souma Saitou, Minako Kotobuki, Screenplay : Masaaki Yuasa, Reiko Yoshida, Doubling down on the magic, with a super fun review from a fellow musician gushing over, Boyd Holbrook's Approach To Accents, Werewolves and Shoe Shopping - Eight For Silver Interview, Robin Wright and Team Endure Elements To Make 'Land' [Exclusive Interview]. Watched Sep 02, 2020. Tim Brayton, our seasoned film critic, shares a more critical view of film, an appreciation for vintage cinema and perhaps limited-release movies that we might otherwise miss. Lu Over the Wall (夜明け告げるルーのうた) is an anime fantasy film directed by Masaaki Yuasa and produced by Science Saru. By Teo Bugbee. The music was composed by Takatsugu Muramatsu. [5][6], The film was released in Japan on May 19, 2017,[7] It was also released by Anime Limited on December 6, 2017,[8] and by GKIDS on May 11, 2018. While the experience of the students at Lowell High School is many standard deviations from my own, it’s exploration is an empathy trip, nevertheless. Dive into movie atmosphere again. Watch all you want. Ride Your Wave. ... Pixar's 'Soul' Originally Had a Much Darker Ending Lu Over the Wall. The animation was a little interesting, more suitable for kids I suppose. 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