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Next Ghibli Movie

posted on 2005-04-05 04:55 EDT
To be based on Chinese children's novel.

According to Nanjing Morning Post, Studio Ghibli has decided that its next feature movie project will be an adaptation of chinese children's novel, "Wo Diu Shile wo de Xiao Nan Hai (I Lost my Little Boy)."

Despite being only 5000 words long, the recently published novel topped several Chinese best sellers lists when it was released. Writen by a Chinese author by the name of Yishu, I Lost my Little Boy tells the story of Mimi, a young boy suffering from heart disease.

According to the Nanjing Morning Post the movie will be released in 2006, however Studio Ghibli has yet to announce the project. The Nanjing Morning Post makes no mention of who will direct the movie.

This article has a follow-up: More on New Ghibli Movies (2005-04-05 20:33)
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