Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms

In a world where love is forbidden... they will find love.
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 15 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: February 5, 2019
  • Originally Released: 2019
  • Label: Shout Factory
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Note: Featurette
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  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.78
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English, Japanese
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English, Japanese
    • Subtitles - English

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Entertainment Reviews:


Total Count: 27


User Ratings: 352
Rating: 5/5 -- (Written by James Perkins) An intimate and beautiful tale of tragedy and maternal love that will bring audiences to tears Full Review
Jun 4, 2019
Rating: 4/5 -- If the film is a bit frustrating on the storytelling front, it makes up for it with some staggeringly beautiful imagery. Full Review
Alternate Ending
Aug 29, 2018
This eerie and affecting feature debut from writer-director Mari Okada blends fantasy and coming-of-age stories. Full Review
Chicago Reader
Jul 20, 2018
Rating: 8/10 -- Not only is this film extremely ambitious but it is also a sweet heartfelt story about the bond between a mother and her adopted son Full Review
Jan 19, 2019
At almost two hours, the film feels a bit long and suffers from multiple endings, but Okada is clearly a talent to watch. Full Review
Los Angeles Times
Jul 19, 2018
Mari Okada directs and pens a film that revolves around three concepts that intertwine and combine to a rather unique presentation: Love, time and memory. Full Review
Asian Movie Pulse
Nov 30, 2019
Rating: 8/10 -- I loved everything about the film Full Review
Rachel's Reviews (YouTube)
Feb 13, 2019

Product Description:

Japanese writer-director Mari Okada's animated high fantasy film is a poignant exploration of the trials of motherhood. In a magical medieval world, a young girl from a tribe endowed with extreme longevity finds herself in enemy territory. She decides to raise an orphaned baby boy on her own, but her genetic inheritance (she no longer ages) creates unique challenges to their relationship over time.


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  • Sales Rank: 109,485
  • UPC: 826663195729
  • Shipping Weight: 0.19/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

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