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Kubo and the Two Strings (aka Kubo - den modige samurai) is a 2016 American animation, adventure, family film. It is directed by Travis Knight, and stars Charlize Theron and Art Parkinson. A young boy, the son of a samurai, must locate his late father's magical suit of armor in order to prevent havoc.

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Why is Kubo's eye injury crucial to the plot? Is it symbolic of something?

I watched 'Kubo and the Two Strings' with my five-year old, and when it ended I was thoroughly confused. Very early in the movie, we learn that Kubo is blind in one eye. Why is this crucial to the ...
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How many face expressions did Kubo have?

Since Kubo and the Two Strings was a stop-motion animated film based on the physical elements, approximately how many face expressions they had to 3D print for the main character? Related video.
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“Kubo and the Two Strings” symbolism?

I just saw Kubo and the Two Strings, and everyone in my family wants to know “why is it called **two strings* when the shamisen he’s playing has three strings? In fact, the name of the instrument (...