To present “The boy and the heron” of Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli, Guillermo del Toro highly praised the film. TIFF CEO Cameron Bailey introduced del Toro on stage to present the new Studio Ghibli film. He dubbed him “the most passionate fan of Miyazaki“.
“He knows what makes my fat ass move!” he joked. del Toro.
“Animation is cinema, and tonight’s film goes beyond that. Animation is difficult,” she said.
He continued to praise himself Miyazaki.
“We are privileged to live in a time when Mozart is composing symphonies,” he said. del Toro. “Miyazaki-san He is a teacher of that stature, and we are so lucky to be here. He has changed the medium in which he began, he has revolutionized it, proving time and time again that it is a tremendous work of art.”
Del Toro then called Miyazaki the “best animation director of all time,” pointing out how difficult it is to make animated films.
The admiration of Guillermo del Toro by Miyazaki It is obvious. He recently ventured into the animation sphere, directing the stop-motion adaptation of “Pinocchio” for Netflix. He also directed, executive produced and wrote “Troll Hunters: Tales of Arcadia” for Netflix. Additionally, he was executive producer of “The cat with boots” and “The origin of the guardians” by DreamWorks.
Hayao Miyazaki has just released his supposed latest film, “The boy and the heron“. The Studio Ghibli joint production follows a boy who discovers a fantastical world with a gray heron. It premiered in Japan in July, but the TIFF premiere marks its first showing outside of Japan. GKIDS will release the film on December 8. “The boy and the heron” will premiere on December 8.
Author’s note: I hope this movie hits streaming platforms soon so I can watch it.