A young boy with a magical gift sets out on a thrilling quest to discover his family's legacy in LAIKA's newest film, Kubo and the Two Strings, released on DVD, Blu-ray and 3D Blu-ray on 16th January 2017, courtesy of Universal Pictures (UK).
Charlize Theron, Art Parkinson, Ralph Fiennes, Matthew McConaughey, George Takei, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
A young boy with a magical gift sets out on a thrilling quest to discover his family's legacy in LAIKA's newest film, Kubo and the Two Strings, the latest masterpiece from the animation studio behind the Academy Award®-nominated films Coraline, ParaNorman, and The Boxtrolls is released on DVD, Blu-ray and 3D Blu-ray on 16th January 2017, courtesy of Universal Pictures (UK).
From acclaimed animation studio LAIKA comes an all-new epic adventure starring the voice talents of Academy Award® winners Charlize Theron (Mad Max: Fury Road) and Matthew McConaughey (Interstellar). Young Kubo (voiced by Art Parkinson of Game of Thrones) mesmerises the people in his village with his magical gift for spinning fantastical tales. When he accidentally summons an evil spirit seeking vengeance, Kubo journeys on an action-packed quest to solve the mystery of his fallen samurai father, discover his own magical powers, and reunite his family.
Kubo and the Two Strings stars an all-star supporting voice cast including George Takei (Star Trek), Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa (The Man in the High Castle), and Academy Award® nominees Ralph Fiennes (Harry Potter), Brenda Vaccaro (Johnny Bravo), and Rooney Mara (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo).
The Blu-ray and DVD are packed with exciting behind-the-scenes bonus content, featuring the filmmakers and incredible voice cast, that allows viewers to dive even deeper into the magical story.
Mythological Monsters: The filmmakers and crew discuss the new techniques they used to create the terrifying antagonists. Learn how each monster differed in scale, design, and execution
Braving the Elements: A particularly challenging aspect of filming was animating water and rain effects. Discover how LAIKA was able to animate water in the context of a stop-motion film
The Redemptive and Healing Power of Music: Learn how traditional and contemporary musical styles were combined by Academy Award®-winning composer Dario Marianelli (Atonement) to infuse the film with such a heartfelt sound
Epilogue by Director/Producer Travis Knight: Director/Producer Travis Knight discusses what attracted LAIKA to Kubo and the Two Strings
Japanese Inspiration: The LAIKA creative team and the cast discuss the inspirations for the story
Corners of the Earth: Filmmakers and crew discuss the challenges of the varied landscapes and locations in Kubo and the Two Strings
The Myth of Kubo: Cast and filmmakers discuss the story at the core of Kubo and the Two Strings
Feature Commentary with Director/Producer Travis Knight
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Please note - Disc special features are subject to change, may differ from format to format and/or may differ from region to region.
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