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Ghibli: Hayao Miyazaki trolls the Cannes Film Festival in this hilarious video

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar May21,2024

Hayao Miyazaki, the co-founder of Studio Ghibli, is known for his discretion and his sense of perfection, perhaps less for his humor. However, the master of Japanese animation knows how to make his audience laugh. And this video broadcast on destination of the Cannes Film Festival is proof of this.

Ghibli: Hayao Miyazaki trolls the Cannes Film Festival in this hilarious video

Hayao Miyazaki and Ghibli, finally rewarded

As a celebration of his work, the Cannes Film Festival has decided to celebrate his work. from reward Studio Ghibli with the Honorary Palme d'Or. A real consecration for the studio founded by in 1985 and birthplace of masterpieces such asPrincess Mononoke, Spirited Away, Howl's Moving Castle or – most recently – The Boy and the Guy ;ron.

As a thank you, the master of Japanese animation sent his son Goro Miyazaki presented four short films to the Cannes public, three of which were never released before. broadcast outside Japan:Mei and the Kitten Bus(2002), which is a mini-sequel to the iconic My Neighbor TotoroÀ Looking for a House(2006),Monsieur Pâte and Princess Egg(2010), and Boro the Little Caterpillar< /em> (2018), the first film by Hayao Miyazaki directed by in 3D.

Ghibli: Hayao Miyazaki trolls the Cannes Film Festival in this hilarious video

Miyazaki makes fun of the Cannes Film Festival in this video

Hayao Miyazaki and Ghibli president Toshio Suzuki decided to take on the role. to publish a message to confirm the broadcast of the short films, and to thank Cannes in person for having awarded them the prize. the price. Far from solemn thanks, the two men did not fail to express their gratitude. of humor in this video of just over two minutes. “Normally, the Festival awards this prize to a person. But this year, he chose an institution, our Studio Ghibli. This is why we are preparing this video message. Thank you so much. You can thank yourself too»,begins Toshio Suzuki by speaking to Hayao Miyazaki.

« I didn't understand anything but I thank you », then responds the director, triggering thunderous laughter in the room. A few moments later, while Toshio Suzuki announces that Goro Miyazaki will travel to Japan. Cannes to receive the prize and present the short films, the 83-year-old creator then responds “The poor man”. I feel sorry for him, but good luck.. À Once again, laughter invades the Cannes room. We'll let you take a look at this. Watch the video below, and see the very funny sequence between the two Japanese personalities.

< p dir="ltr" lang="fr">Hayao Miyazaki and Toshio Suzuki have a message for the #Cannes2024 Festival which this year is awarding an honorary Palme d'Or to Studio Ghibli.

And it’s brilliantly funny! pic.twitter.com/1yJhiwR0GN

May 20, 2024

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Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my natasha@thetimeshub.in 1-800-268-7116

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