ABOUT THE FILM

Kubo and the Two Strings is a 2016 film directed and co-produced by Travis Knight (in his directorial debut) and written by Marc Haimes and Chris Butler. It stars the voices of Charlize Theron, Art Parkinson, Ralph Fiennes, Rooney Mara, George Takei, and Matthew McConaughey. It is Laika’s fourth feature film produced. The film revolves around Kubo, who has magical powers and whose left eye was stolen. Accompanied by Monkey and Beetle, he must subdue the Sisters, Raiden the Moon King and his army of evil spirits.

The film premiered at Melbourne International Film Festival on August 13, 2016, and was released by Focus Features in the United States on August 19. It grossed $69 million worldwide.

STORYLINE

Kubo lives a quiet, normal life in a small shoreside village until a spirit from the past turns his life upside down by reigniting an age-old vendetta. This causes all sorts of havoc as gods and monsters chase Kubo who, in order to survive, must locate a magical suit of armour once worn by his late father, a legendary Samurai warrior.


Kubo and the Two Strings Beetle Advance UK Quad


FILM DETAILS

Title
Kubo and the Two Strings
Year of Film
2016
Director
Travis Knight
Starring
Charlize Theron, Art Parkinson, Ralph Fiennes, George Takei, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Brenda Vaccaro, Rooney Mara,  Matthew McConaughey, Meyrick Murphy, Minae Noji, Alpha Takahashi, Laura Miro
Origin of Film
USA
Genre(s) of Film
Animation | Adventure | Family | Fantasy
Box Office
Budget: $60,000,000 (Estimated)
Opening Weekend: $7,844,822 (USA)
Gross: $69,491,144 (Worldwide) 

POSTER DETAILS

Type of Poster
Quad
Style of Poster
Advance Beetle 
Origin of Poster
UK
Year of Poster
2016
Designer
Empire Design
Artist
Unknown
Size (Inches)
40″ x 30″
NSS # / Printer Markings
None
Tagline
Be Bold. Be Brave. Be Epic.

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