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Studio Ghibli film – FROM UP ON POPPY HILL – issued on dvd and Blu Ray

posted 5 Sep 2013, 12:49 by Julian Whiting

From Up On Poppy HillFROM UP ON POPPY HILL (U) 2011 JAPAN    MIYAZAKI , GORO  
DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £29.99
Studio Ghibli animation set during the run up of the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, fatherless 16-year-old high school student Umi  helps run a boarding house overlooking the Japanese port of Yokohama, while her mother  is away studying medicine in America. After meeting up with local orphan Shun, Umi enlists to help save the ‘Quartier Latin’, an old and dilapidated building housing her high school’s clubs, which is being threatened with demolition in the country’s drive for post-war modernisation.

In Japanese with English subtiltes

DVD available at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/japanese-films-on-dvd

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