Plot: What's the story about?
Mary is a plain, young girl, stuck in a rural British village with her Great-Aunt Charlotte and seemingly no adventures or friends in sight. But a chance encounter with a pair of mysterious cats leads Mary into the nearby forest, where she finds an old broom stuck in the overgrowth of a nearby tree, and the strange blue glow of the fly-by-night flower, a rare plant that blossoms only once every seven years. As the broom comes to life and lifts Mary high into the skies, she discovers a mysterious school for witches above the clouds. But the charming headmistress Madam Mumblechook and bumbling Doctor Dee are not all that they appear, in a twisting tale that reveals even the most ordinary-seeming children are capable of the most extraordinary adventures.
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Who stars in Mary and the Witch's Flower: Cast List
Kate Winslet ... Madam Mumblechook (voice)
"Avatar 2" , "Titanic"
Ruby Barnhill ... (voice)
Jim Broadbent ... Doctor Dee (voice)
"A Boy Called Christmas" , "The Duke"
Ewen Bremner ... (voice)
"American Sausage Standoff" , "Wonder Woman"
Rasmus Hardiker ... (voice)
"Cockneys vs Zombies"
Morwenna Banks ... (voice)
Who's making Mary and the Witch's Flower: Crew List
A look at the Mary and the Witch's Flower behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Hiromasa Yonebayashi last directed Modest Heroes: Ponoc Short Films Theatre Vol. 1 and The Secret World of Arrietty.
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Production: What we know about Mary and the Witch's Flower?
- Tthe debut film from Studio Ponoc, the new Japanese animation studio founded by two-time Academy Award®-nominated producer Yoshiaki Nishimura (The Tale of The Princess Kaguya, When Marnie Was There).
- Based on Mary Stewart's 1971 children's book, The Little Broomstick.
- August 2017: The film was in Completed status.
Mary and the Witch's Flower Release Date: When was the film released?
Mary and the Witch's Flower was released in 2018 on Friday, January 19, 2018 (Limited release). There were 11 other movies released on the same date, including Den of Thieves, 12 Strong and Forever My Girl.