Yusuke HIROTA 廣田裕介

Poupelle Of Chimney Town

えんとつ町のプペル

Nippon Animation   ³ 

Young chimney sweep Lubicchi has never seen the stars, as he lives in a city where the sky is covered with the smog of hundreds of chimneys. When he meets Poupelle, an odd creature made of rubbish, they begin chasing the secret of the stars. This fairytale by Yusuke HIROTA convinces with elaborate details and likable outcast characters.

えんとつ町のプペル
Entotsumachi no Puperu

Japan 2020

100 minutes

Director
Yusuke HIROTA

Script
Akihiro NISHINO based on the children's book of the same title by Akihiro NISHINO

Music
Yuki KOJIMA, Yuta BANDO

About Yusuke HIROTA
廣田裕介

Yusuke HIROTA has worked for the renowned animation studio Studio 4°C since 2001. He was involved in the omnibus films GENIUS PARTY (2007 / NC ’09) and GENIUS PARTY – BEYOND (2008 / NC ’09) as CGI director. HIROTA was an assistant director for the anime HARMONY (2015 / NC ’16) by Michael ARIAS and Takashi NAKAMURA. His directing debut POUPELLE OF CHIMNEY TOWN (2020 / NC ’23) was shown at numerous international festivals.

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