HIDIVE Lands THE LIFE OF BUDORI GUSUKO
Source: HIDIVE press release
HIDIVE announced today it has acquired the streaming rights to the classic slice-of-life animated movie, THE LIFE OF BUDORI GUSUKO (グスコーブドリの伝記, Gusuko Budori no Denki, 2012), premiering on July 21, 2018, at 17:00 UTC for subscribers in the US, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, the UK and other select territories.
Based on a beloved novel, Night on the Galactic Railroad by Kenji Miyazawa, THE LIFE OF BUDORI GUSUKO explores the story of Gusuko as he tries to find his place in the world after suffering the loss of his home to a natural disaster. As he wanders the countryside, contemplating what his future holds, the beauty of the landscape reflects Gusuko’s thoughts and feelings, creating a dynamic setting which mesmerizes and enthralls. Mixing otherworldly elements with a melancholic story, THE LIFE OF BUDORI GUSUKO touches the philosophical topics of destiny, free will and the true meaning of life.
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