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Kubo and the two strings /

by Knight, Travis [film director,]; Haimes, Marc [screenwriter.]; Butler, Chris [screenwriter.]; Tindle, Shannon [author.]; Sutner, Arianne [film producer.]; Theron, Charlize [voice actor.]; Parkinson, Art [voice actor.]; Fiennes, Ralph [voice actor.]; Takei, George [voice actor.]; Tagawa, Cary-Hiroyuki [voice actor.]; Vaccaro, Brenda [voice actor.]; Mara, Rooney [voice actor.]; McConaughey, Matthew [voice actor.]; Marianelli, Dario [composer (expression)]; Passingham, Frank [director of photography.]; Murrie, Christopher [editor of moving image work.]; Focus Features [presenter.]; LAIKA (Firm) [production company.]; Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm) [publisher.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]Description: 1 videodisc (1 hr., 42 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.Language note: In English or Spanish with optional Spanish or French subtitles, optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH), optional described video in English.Subject(s): Armor -- Drama | Magic -- Drama | Boys -- Drama | Fathers and sons -- Drama | Armadura -- Teatro | Muchachos -- Teatro | Padre e hijo -- Teatro | Armor | Boys | Fathers and sons | Magic | Armor -- Drama | Boys -- Drama | Fathers and sons -- Drama | Spanish language films | Spanish language films | Children's | Feature films | Action and adventure films | Animated films | Drama | Fantasy films | Feature films | Fiction films | Video recordings for people with visual disabilities | Video recordings for the hearing impaired | DVDs | Animated films | Feature films | Children's films | Video recordings for the hearing impaired | Video recordings for people with visual disabilitiesOnline resources: To view a review for Kubo and the Two Strings (2016) from the Internet Movie Database. | Click here to access online Cast: Voices of Charlize Theron, Art Parkinson, Ralph Fiennes, George Takei, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Brenda Vaccaro, Rooney Mara, Matthew McConaughey.Summary: A young boy named Kubo must locate a magical suit of armor worn by his father in order to defeat a vengeful spirit from the past.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

The animated fantasy adventure film Kubo and the Two Strings, directed by Travis Knight, tells the tale of Kubo, a Japanese boy who is responsible for his mother. They scrape by until one day the child is visited by an ancient spirit who takes Kubo on a magical adventure involving a struggle for Earth's survival. Among the stars who lend their vocal talents to the film are Matthew McConaughey, Charlize Theron, Rooney Mara, and Ralph Fiennes. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi

Originally produced as a motion picture in 2016.

Bonus features: Japanese inspiration ; Corners of the earth ; The myth of Kubo ; feature commentary with director/producer Travis Knight.

Director of photography, Frank Passingham ; production designer, Nelson Lowry ; editing, Christopher Murrie ; music, Dario Marianelli ; lead animators, Jason Stalman and Malcolm Lamont.

Voices of Charlize Theron, Art Parkinson, Ralph Fiennes, George Takei, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Brenda Vaccaro, Rooney Mara, Matthew McConaughey.

A young boy named Kubo must locate a magical suit of armor worn by his father in order to defeat a vengeful spirit from the past.

Rating: PG; for thematic elements, scary images, action and peril.

DVD; NTSC, Region 1; anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 (English, Espanol); DVS Dolby Digital 2.0.

In English or Spanish with optional Spanish or French subtitles, optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH), optional described video in English.

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