SAT JAN 6, 2024 10:00 AM

MIYAZAKI 35MM MARATHON

$25.00 (member) ; $30.00 (general admission)

Egyptian Theatre | ‘Hayao Miyazaki: An American Cinematheque Tribute’

Tickets are no longer on sale for this event.

ABOUT THE MARATHON: 

10:00am | MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO

11:40am | HOWL’S MOVING CASTLE

1:50pm | PRINCESS MONONOKE

4:15pm| SPIRITED AWAY

Start times are approximate. There will be brief (approximately 5-10 minute) intermissions between films. Ticket includes entry to all films in marathon. 

ABOUT THE FILMS: 

MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO, 1988, Dir. Hayao Miyazaki, 86 Min, GKIDS, Japan 

In Japanese with English subtitles. 

When Satsuki and her sister Mei move with their father to a new home in the countryside, they find country life is not as simple as it seems. They soon discover that the house and nearby woods are full of strange and delightful creatures, including a gigantic but gentle forest spirit called Totoro, who can only be seen by children. Totoro and his friends introduce the girls to a series of adventures, including a ride aboard the extraordinary Cat Bus.

FORMAT: 35mm

HOWL’S MOVING CASTLE, 2004, Dir. Hayao Miyazaki, 119 Min, GKIDS, Japan 

In Japanese with English subtitles. 

Sophie, a quiet girl working in a hat shop, finds her life thrown into turmoil when she is literally swept off her feet by a handsome but mysterious wizard named Howl. The vain and vengeful Witch of the Waste, jealous of their friendship, puts a curse on Sophie and turns her into a 90-year-old woman. On a quest to break the spell, Sophie climbs aboard Howl’s magnificent moving castle and into a new life of wonder and adventure. But as the true power of Howl’s wizardry is revealed, Sophie finds herself fighting to protect them both from a dangerous war of sorcery that threatens their world.

FORMAT: 35mm

PRINCESS MONONOKE, 1997, Dir. Hayao Miyazaki, 133 Min, GKIDS, Japan 

In Japanese with English subtitles. 

Inflicted with a deadly curse, the young warrior Ashitaka heads west in search of a cure. There, he stumbles into a bitter conflict between Lady Eboshi, the proud people of Iron Town, and the enigmatic Princess Mononoke, a young girl raised by wolves, who will stop at nothing to prevent the humans from destroying her home and the forest spirits and animal gods who live there.

FORMAT: 35mm

SPIRITED AWAY, 2001, Dir. Hayao Miyazaki, 125 Min, GKIDS, Japan 

In Japanese with English subtitles. 

Chihiro’s family is moving to a new house, but when they stop on the way to explore an abandoned village, her parents undergo a mysterious transformation and Chihiro is whisked into a world of fantastic spirits ruled over by the sorceress Yubaba. Put to work in a magical bathhouse for spirits and demons, Chihiro must use all her wits to survive in this strange new place, find a way to free her parents and return to the normal world. Overflowing with imaginative creatures and thrilling storytelling, SPIRITED AWAY became a worldwide smash hit, and is one of the most critically-acclaimed films of all time.

FORMAT: 35mm