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The Deer King

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

Van, the former leader of a warrior corps who fight for their homeland, is captured and seized as a slave. One night, vicious mountain dogs attack, causing a mysterious plague. Van escapes the chaos, helping a young girl who he decides to raise. Meanwhile, a doctor seeks a cure for this disease.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: The Deer King

    Directed by: Masashi ANDO, Masayuki MIYAJI

    Country: Japan

    Year of production: 2020

    Running time: 01 h 54 min

  • Technique

    Category: Feature film

    Techniques used: 2D/3D computer

    Version: Original Japanese version French / English subtitles

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Teens, Kids, Young adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Masashi ANDO, Masayuki MIYAJI

    Production: KADOKAWA PICTURES, INC., Jun FUKUDA, NIPPON TELEVISION NETWORK CORPORATION, Naoto FUJIMURA, PRODUCTION I.G, Keiko MATSUSHITA

    Distribution: STAR INVEST FILMS FRANCE, Gregory OUANICHE, ANIME LTD., Sylvie BREVIGNON

    Based on: Nahoko Uehashi

    Artistic direction: Hiroshi Ohno

    Script: Taku Kishimoto

    Graphics: Masashi Ando

    Animation: Masashi Ando, Toshiyuki Inoue

    Music: Harumi Fuuki