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“The Wonderland,” the new film from director Keiichi Hara (“Miss Hokusai”), certainly has the building blocks of something wondrous: a skilled director, top production values, and a story by beloved children’s author Sachiko Kashiwaba.

One of Kashiwaba’s admirers is Studio Ghibli’s Hayao Miyazaki, whose Academy Award-winning “Spirited Away” is said to have been at least loosely inspired by a Kashiwaba book. And yes, if you’ve been paying attention to the post-Ghibli anime industry, your “another anime film trying to recreate the charms of Miyazaki?!” alarm bell probably just went off.

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