The Deer King Movie

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Who's Involved:

Masashi Ando

Release Date:

Friday, July 15, 2022 Nationwide

some violence
Runtime: N/A
Language: English (subtitled), English

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Plot: What's the story about?

In the aftermath of a brutal war, former soldier Van toils in amine controlled by the ruling empire. One day, his solitary existence is upended when a pack of wild dogs carrying a deadly and incurable disease attack, leaving only Van and a young girl named Yuna as survivors. Finally free, the pair seek out a simple existence in the countryside but are pursued by nefarious forces. Intent on protecting Yuna at all costs, Van must uncover the true cause of the plague ravaging the kingdom—and its possible cure.

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  1. ntinuing their partnership with Fathom Events, fan preview events for THE DEER KING will play in cinemas nationwide on Wednesday, July 13th (Japanese language), and Thursday, July 14th (English language dubbed). In addition to the full feature, audiences will view a special introduction from Director Masashi Ando, exclusive to the Fathom Events screenings. Fan preview events will be followed by a limited theatrical release in select markets nationwide by GKIDS starting Friday, July 15th (6/26/2022).
  2. The Deer King is a sweeping fantasy epic that marks the directing debut of Masashi Ando, whose work on such landmark films as Spirited Away, Paprika, and Your Name. helped shape the world of modern animation (6/26/2022).

Filming Timeline

  1. 2022 - June: The film was set to Completed  status.

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The Deer King was a Nationwide release in 2022 on Friday, July 15, 2022. There were 18 other movies released on the same date, including Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank, Mrs. Harris Goes To Paris and Where The Crawdads Sing.

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