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Maquia - When the Promised Flower Blooms

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

The people of Iolph possess the secret to longevity but this gift provokes envy from others. When their harmony is shattered by an enemy invasion, a young girl named Maquia is forced to escape. She finds an orphaned baby and chooses to raise him, thus strarting an emotional relationship between a mortal being and someone who does not age.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Maquia - When the Promised Flower Blooms

    Directed by: Mari OKADA

    Filmography

    • "The Anthem of the Heart" (2015)
    • "Sketchbook ~full color'S~" (2007)

    Country: Japan

    Year of production: 2018

    Running time: 01 h 55 min

  • Technique

    Category: Feature film out of competition

    Techniques used: 2D Computer

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Teens, Young adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Mari OKADA

    Production: PA WORKS, Kenji HORIKAWA

    Distribution: ANIME LTD., Sylvie BREVIGNON

    Artistic direction: Kazuki Higashiji

    Script: Mari Okada

    Graphics: Akihiko Yoshida

    Music: Kenji Kawai