Studio Ghibli’s From Up On Poppy Hill will open in the UK and Ireland on 2 August, with both English subtitled and dubbed showings. The film follows a group of Yokohama teens involved in a student movement to prevent the demolition of an old club house in preparation for the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. Goro Miyazaki directed the film, while Hayao Miyazaki, Goro’s father and Studio Ghibli’s co-founder, wrote the script.
The English dub features Sarah Bolger, Anton Yelchin, Gillian Anderson, Jamie Lee Curtis, Beau Bridges, Christina Hendricks, Ron Howard, Chris Noth and Aubrey Plaza.
Studio Canal will be releasing the film on DVD and Blu-ray on 23 September.