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Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms [Sub: Eng]In a fictional small town, there is a clan whose people have a special gift, they don't get older when they become in the teenage age. There is a pretty girl from this clan named Maquia who feels so bored from her life. One day, an army invade her town. She runs away, then she meets a handsome guy, Erial. They enter together a romantic relationship but how will it go when Erial gets older and Maquia stays at her age.
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Critic Reviews of "Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms [Sub: Eng]"ReelViewsJuly 22, 2018
Despite being set in a Lord of the Rings-ish fantasy world, the core themes of loss, aging, and motherhood have real-world emotional resonance.VarietyJuly 21, 2018
We don't even notice how deep Okada has driven her storytelling dagger until she pulls it out in the end, and the tears come, adding, to the bitterness and sweetness of this moving and strange little fable, a hefty dose of salt.Chicago ReaderJuly 20, 2018
This eerie and affecting feature debut from writer-director Mari Okada blends fantasy and coming-of-age stories.Los Angeles TimesJuly 19, 2018
At almost two hours, the film feels a bit long and suffers from multiple endings, but Okada is clearly a talent to watch.Time OutJune 28, 2018
'Fantasy' often conjures visions of a Tolkien-esque mix of dragons, elves, quests and big blokes with axes, but Japanese writer-director Mari Okada's animated epic has done something impressively new with the genre.Hollywood ReporterJune 27, 2018
The storyline doesn't explore motherhood much farther than this, but the emotional resonance is powerfully evocative.Cinemanía (Spain)November 05, 2018
An exceptional screenwriter debuts as a director with a delicate, imperfect and exquisite work. [Full review in Spanish]Alternate EndingAugust 29, 2018
If the film is a bit frustrating on the storytelling front, it makes up for it with some staggeringly beautiful imagery.812filmreviewsAugust 26, 2018
It's sweet to the point of ugly crying with bittersweetnessMark Reviews MoviesJuly 26, 2018
[A] beautiful and melancholic story about myth and reality, death and what it means to live, and the inherent contradictions of parenthood.The Young FolksJuly 26, 2018
The film embraces its female-centric premise while mostly eschewing traditional romance for its heroine, preferring to focus on passion of another kind, with the movie's rich visuals bringing all of its ideals to breathtaking life.Film ThreatJuly 16, 2018
I could easily find myself dismissing these stories strangely told stories and miss out on a beautiful tale, simply because it's different. If you're not a fan of anime, give it try. Be open and patient.
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