Gedo senki (Tales from Earthsea) (2010)
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From famed Japanese animators Studio Ghibli comes "Tales from Earthsea," a sweeping adventure set in a mythical world filled with magic and bewitchment. An epic tale of redemption and self-discovery, the story follows the journey of Lord Archmage Sparrowhawk (voice of Timothy Dalton), the master wizard, as he searches for the force behind a mysterious disturbance that has caused an imbalance in the land of Earthsea-suddenly crops and livestock are dwindling, dragons have reappeared and humanity
Aug 13, 2010 Limited
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Walt Disney Pictures - Official Site
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The themes and memorable imagery in Earthsea will be familiar to fans of Studio Ghibli, but the storytelling and animation are a step behind.
There's a whole lot going on in the Japanese anime fantasy Tales From Earthsea, so why is it such a bore?
Abstruse and confusing, Tales from Earthsea's story grows increasingly blurry the closer it gets to what should be a deeply satisfying conclusion.
An overly stoic, pretentious, boring, unimaginative trainwreck that just happens to have been made by some of the greatest animators in the history of Japanese anime.
A passable piece from the junior Miyazaki, and one only hopes the reservation in voice felt here will be far more loosened in future projects.
...an ill-conceived story for Western audiences who will blanch at its bizarre embrace of patricide that its young protagonist commits before escaping on a journey of guided self-discovery.
It's interesting that Tales From Earthsea was originally released in 2006... especially since it seems like in four years, someone could have found a way to make it more interesting.
As dark as The Last Unicorn or The Dark Crystal, though a shade less lyrical.
A wizard and his apprentice battle an evil necromancer who is searching for immortality in this animated adventure drawn from the writings of Ursula K. Le Guin.
I came in to Tales from Earthsea hoping to be wowed, and came out half-asleep.
It's a long way from 'worst' anything, but the movie otherwise lives down to its not-so-great expectations.
I'm sure it will entertain undiscriminating young viewers and will probably thrill anime lovers. It left me bored and impatient.
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- Theru (Japanese): You think your life belongs to you? Tenar gave me life. That's why I have to live, to give life to someone else. Lebannen...that's the only way we live forever.
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