Dir. Travis Knight. 2016, 101 mins. DCP. With the voices of Charlize Theron, Ralph Fiennes, George Takei. The latest stop-motion animation marvel from LAIKA (Coraline, ParaNorman, The Boxtrolls) is inspired by Japanese folklore. A young boy named Kubo leads a peaceful existence, making origami characters come to life for his village. But his life is turned upside down when he unwittingly summons a spirit from his past who is intent on igniting an ancient family feud. With the help of his magical shamisen, a Japanese stringed instrument, Kubo embarks on the ultimate adventure to save his family and uncover the story of his father, a legendary samurai warrior.
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