Free Japanese film showing in October 2017

FREE Japanese film showing in October 2017

Date: Thursday 12 October 2017
Time: 7:00 PM – 8:50 PM
Location: L3

Studio Ghibli Animation Film!

Free Admission! No booking required! English Subtitles!

‘When Marnie was there'

Director: Hiromasa Yonebayashi Voice: Sara Takatsuki, Kasumi Arimura, Nanako Matsushima
2014 | 103min. | PG

Promise we'll remain a secret, forever.

Twelve-year-old Anna believes she sits outside the invisible magic circle to which most people belong, and shuts herself off from everyone around her. Concerned for her health, Anna's foster mother decides to send her to rural Hokkaido to stay in a sleepy town by the sea. As she dreams her days away amongst the marshes, Anna finds herself strangely… Based on the beloved novel by Joan G. Robinson, WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE is the latest film from Studio Ghibli, and the second feature film by Hiromasa Yonebayashi, the director of ARRIETTY.

Presented by Consulate-General of Japan in Auckland, The Japan Foundation
Supported by The University of Waikato

Any inquiries? – Please contact Athena Chambers at School of Arts, FASS (838 4932).

2 thoughts on “Free Japanese film showing in October 2017”

  • 思い出のマーニー、素晴らしい小説ですね。映画は見たことがないけれど、まだ若い多感な時期に、こういう本に巡り会うことはとても大事だと思うのです。

  • Fumiko Nishimura says:


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