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Telluride Film Festival: Sunday at the Palm - "From Up on Poppy Hill"

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Film: From Up on Poppy Hill Tickets: Free FROM UP ON POPPY HILL (2011, 91 min., Rated PG) – “Stunning! As beautiful a hand drawn animated feature as you are likely to see!” – Kenneth Turan, LA Times. New from Goro and Hiyao Miyazaki. Set in 1963 Yokohama, Japan, the film tells the story of Umi Matsuzaki, a high school girl who lives in a boarding house and decides to clean up the school’s clubhouse with her friend Shun Kazama. Up against the its likely demolition, the two work together to save the building. With the voice talents of Jamie Lee Curtis, Beau Bridges and Bruce Dern. “The story of a girl grappling with first love, the absence of her parents and the anxieties of an on-rushing future in 1963 Yokohama has all the earmarks of a Miyazaki classic.” – Washington Post