Mary and the Witch’s Flower

Original title
Meari to majo no hana aka
  • Mary and the Witch's Flower
Running time
103 min.
Japan Japan
Riko Sakaguchi (Story: Mary Stewart)
Takatsugu Muramatsu
Studio Ponoc / Tamborine Sound Studios
Animation. Fantasy
Movie Groups
Mary Stewart Adaptations
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Synopsis / Plot
Mary is an ordinary young girl stuck in the country with her Great-Aunt Charlotte and seemingly no adventures or friends in sight. She follows a mysterious cat into the nearby forest, where she discovers an old broomstick and the strange Fly-by-Night flower, a rare plant that blossoms only once every seven years and only in that forest. Together the flower and the broomstick whisk Mary above the clouds, and far away to Endor College – a school of magic run by headmistress Madam Mumblechook and the brilliant Doctor Dee. But there are terrible things happening at the school, and when Mary tells a lie, she must risk her life to try to set things right.
2017: Annie Awards: Nominated for Best Screenplay & Production Design
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