In a mere six days, the film has become the all-time top grosser for its distributor GKIDS.
Three other animated features also won awards at the 2019 edition of Animation is Film.
21 Studio Ghibli films will be available for streaming.
The previous record was 27 features for the 2017 Academy Awards.
The good news: It’s the best U.S. debut for an original animated film this year. The bad news: It’s one of Dreamworks Animation’s worst openings ever.
The program includes Oscar contenders like “I Lost My Body” and “Weathering With You,” and plenty of U.S. premieres.
The mixed-media feature tells the strange yet true story of Luis Buñuel’s expedition to a remote Spanish region in the 1930s.
Montreal’s Fantasia Film Festival has announced the first wave of films for its 23rd edition, which runs from July 11 to August 1.
“Funan” opens today in Los Angeles.
The film is premiering this week at Annecy.
The Chinese film grossed $67 million during its China run.
Makoto Shinkai’s last film “Your Name” smashed worldwide box office records for anime.
Winner of both the Goya and European Film Award, “Another Day of Life” will be released this year in the U.S.
The festival will present 15 features from Asia, Europe, North America, and South America, many of which will be making their Asian or Chinese premieres at the festival.
GKIDS will release this mature, hand-drawn European animated feature later this year.
Both of these animated features have scored lots of buzz and awards on the festival circuit.
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GKIDS will release this unique animated feature in North America next year.
For the first time in six years, animated films own both of the top spots at the box office.