We present a list of six films you cannot miss at the 19th Bucheon International Animation Film Festival 2017 that will take place from October 20th – 24th in Bucheon, South Korea.
Despicable Me 3 by Pierre Coffin & Kyle Balda – US | 2017 – 90 min.
The mischievous Minions hope that Gru will return to a life of crime after the new boss of the Anti-Villain League fires him. Instead, Gru decides to remain retired and travel to Freedonia to meet his long-lost twin brother for the first time. The reunited siblings soon find themselves in an uneasy alliance to take down the elusive Balthazar Bratt, a former 1980s child star who seeks revenge against the world.
October 22nd, 2017 | Sunday | Bucheon City Hall | 2:00 pm
Fireworks, Should We See it from the Side or the Bottom? By Akiyuki Shinbo & Nobuyuki Takeuchi
Japan | 2017 – 90 min.
Norimich is in love with Nazuna but she transfers to another school as her mother is remarried. The two elope but soon after Nazuna gets caught. Norimichi fail to save her and broken-hearted. When he throws away the marble, he goes back to the past.
October 20th, 2017 | Friday | CGV Bucheon 2 | 4:00 pm
October 22nd, 2017 | Sunday | CGV Bucheon 2 | 11:00 am
October 23rd, 2017 | Monday | Korea Manhwa Museum | 6:30 pm
In this corner of the world by Katabuchi Sunao – Japan | 2016 – 129 min.
Suzu, in 1944, moves to the small town of Kure City in Hiroshima to live with her husband’s family. Suzu’s life is thrown into chaos when her town is bombed during World War II. Her perseverance and courage, however, underpin this heart-warming and inspirational tale of the everyday challenges faced by the Japanese in the midst of a violent, war-torn country.
October 21st, 2017 | Saturday | CGV Bucheon 2 | 1:00 pm
October 22nd, 2017 | Sunday | CGV Bucheon 2 | 2:00 pm
October 24th, 2017 | Tuesday| CGV Bucheon 2 | 1:30 pm
Moana by Ron Clements & John Musker – US | 2017 – 113 min.
In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches Moana’s island, she answers the Ocean’s call to seek out the Demigod to set things right.
October 21st, 2017 | Saturday | Bucheon City Hall | 11:00 am
The Red Turtle by Michael Dudok De Wit – France, Belgium, Japan | 2016 – 81 min.
A man is shipwrecked on a deserted island and encounters a red turtle, which changes his life.
October 22nd, 2017 | Sunday| CGV Bucheon 3 | 11:00 am
Wolf Children by Hosoda Mamoru – Japan | 2012 – 117 min.
After her werewolf lover unexpectedly dies in an accident, a woman must find a way to raise the werewolf son and daughter that she had with him. But their inheritance of their father’s traits proved to be a challenge for her.
October 20th, 2017 | Friday | CGV Bucheon 3 | 6:00 pm
October 21st, 2017 | Saturday | Korea Manhwa Museum | 10:00 am