Marco: Haha wo Tazunete Sanzenri

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Synonyms: Marco ~Haha wo Tazunete Sanzen Ri~, Marco the Movie - 3000 Leagues in Search of Mother, From the Apennines to the Andes: The Movie, Marco Movie: Haha eo Tazunete Sanzenri
Japanese: Marco: 母をたずねて三千里
Spanish: Marco, la película: No te Vayas Mamá
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 2, 1999
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Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Nippon Animation
Source: Book
Genres: AdventureAdventure, DramaDrama
Duration: 1 hr. 29 min.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 7.011 (scored by 962962 users)
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Ranked: #47622
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Popularity: #10300
Members: 2,785
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In the 19th century, Genoa (Italy), 9-year-old Marco must face separation from his mother Anna, who leaves for work in Argentina to escape heavy taxes and a deep economic depression. Remaining at home with his father-a doctor at the hospital for the poor-Marco cannot help but miss his mother. When Anna suddenly stops writing to them, Marco becomes anxious about her and decides to travel all the way to Argentina by himself. Marco sets out a long and arduous adventure of over 10,000 miles. All he carries with him is love, courage, friendship and a longing to see his mother again. The story will take you on an exciting journey across the Atlantic, the Andes, and the spiritual border as we watch Marco come of age.

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Kusuba, Kouzou
Fujino, Sadayoshi
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Iwashiro, Taro
Kotabe, Youichi
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Jul 22, 2016
Marco: Haha wo Tazunete Sanzenri, also known as How to Butcher a 52-episode Epic Series is a movie that trims down 1196 minutes of character development, magnificent settings, drama, sentimental bursts, emotions and empathy into 90 minutes of nothingness. The original series is a work of art that makes you feel what the characters are feeling, that makes you care for them and create emotional bonds. This movie lacks every single kind of emotions that made the Isao Takahata's 1976 production a masterpiece. Every hardship Marco goes through in this movie seems completely artificial, different from the series where the hardships are felt by you ...

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