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Kingdom of Dreams & Madness Documentary


###GKids Licenses Ghibli Documentary Kingdom of Dreams & Madness in USA, Canada
posted on 2014-06-12 11:45 EDT
Film about directors Hayao Miyazaki, Isao Takahata & producer Toshio Suzuki premiered last fall in Japan


###Studio Ghibli Documentary’s Trailer English-Subtitled
posted on 2014-11-20 00:30 EST
The Kingdom of Dreams & Madness to open in NYC on November 28, & be sold via download on December 9


###The Kingdom of Dreams & Madness Ghibli Documentary Opens in NYC
posted on 2014-11-28 19:00 EST
Film to be available via download on December 9


###Studio Ghibli Documentary’s New Clips Streamed
posted on 2014-12-11 19:15 EST
The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness clip shows Miyazaki animating The Wind Rises’ final scene


Studio Ghibli Directory “The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness” Streams on Netflix

Film distributed in North America by GKids

March 29, 2015 9:20pm PDT

Netflix has begun streaming The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness a documentary that focuses on the acclaimed anime production company Studio Ghibli, and its directors Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata with the producer Toshio Suzuki. It was filmed during the time of the production of Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises and Takahata’s Princess Kaguya.

The documentary is directed by Mami Sunada, who is famous for her 2011 documentary filmEnding Note that focused on her dying father from cancer, and recently filmed the promotional video for Yumi Arai’s “Hikoukigumo,” which was used as the theme song for Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises.

DIRECTED BY: Mami Sunada

FEATURING: Hayao Miyazaki, Toshio Suzuki, Isao Takahata


Granted near-unfettered access to the notoriously insular Studio Ghibli, director Mami Sunada follows the three men who are the lifeblood of Ghibli – the eminent director Hayao Miyazaki, the producer Toshio Suzuki, and the elusive and influential “other director” Isao Takahata – over the course of a year as the studio rushes to complete two films, Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises and Takahata’s The Tale of The Princess Kaguya. The result is a rare “fly on the wall” glimpse of the inner workings of one of the world’s most celebrated animation studios, and an insight into the dreams, passion and singular dedication of these remarkable creators. Plus you get to meet Ushiko, the adorable Studio Ghibli cat!

RUNNING TIME: 118 mins