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When Marnie Was There (2014, Japan) cert. U – ‘Babes-in-Arms’ screening
August 18, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:50 pm
Director: Hiromasa Yonebayashi
Stars: Hailee Steinfeld, Kiernan Shipka, Geena Davis, John C. Reilly
Bringing a baby is not compulsory but we cannot guarantee a quiet auditorium during this screening!
Twelve-year-old Anna goes to live with kindly relatives in a seaside village. Exploring a mysterious old house across the cove, Anna meets Marnie, a girl of similar age, and blossoms through their extraordinary bond of friendship.
The final film from Studio Ghibli for now (and perhaps forever), this slightly supernatural tale is in the gently moving style of recent predecessors From Up on Poppy Hill and The Wind Rises, and is as beautifully animated as you’d expect.
This Review from ‘The Verge’ almost doubles as an obituary for Studio Ghibli. It also includes a link to the Trailer: here
or skip the words and go straight to the Trailer, below:
David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Thursday 18th August 2016
Show starts at 11AM 18 August, Ticket prices: £8.00 & £6.50 (concessions)
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