Spirited Away Film Screening
Thursday, May 5th, 2016, @ 7PM
@ The Revue Cinema, 400 Rocesvalles Ave, Toronto
Tickets on sale now.
The Beguiling is proud to continue sponsoring The Revue Cinema’s monthly anime screenings, with a special screening of Hayao Miyazaki’s Academy Award-winning masterpiece SPIRITED AWAY! An absolutely incredible film, packed with rich details that deserves to be seen on the big screen. Page & Panel will be on hand at the screening selling anime-related goodies, and there’ll be prizes too! See you there!
Japan, 2001, 125min. Eng. dub
Directed by Hayao Miyazaki
Wandering through an abandoned carnival site, ten-year-old Chichiro is separated from her parents and stumbles into a dream-like spirit world where she is put to work in a bathhouse for the gods, a place where all kinds of nonhuman beings come to refresh, relax and recharge. Here she encounters a vast menagerie of impossibly inventive characters — shape-shifting phantoms and spirits, some friendly, some less so — and must find the inner strength to outsmart her captors and return to her family. Combining Japanese mythology with Through the Looking Glass-type whimsy, SPIRITED AWAY cemented Miyazaki’s reputation as an icon of inspired animation and wondrous, lyrical storytelling.
Digital print (2K) courtesy GKids Inc.
The Beguiling Anime at The Revue
Monday, March 7th, doors at 6, movie at 7
@ The Revue Cinema, 400 Roncesvalles Avenue
Tickets at: http://princessmononokerevue.eventbrite.ca/
Our new anime series returns for a second month with Hayao Miyazaki’s acclaimed PRINCESS MONONOKE!
The Beguiling and its sister store Page & Panel will be in attendance with great Ghibli-related merchandise for sale. Plus there are prizes! Come early and see what’s available and chat with your fellow anime fans!
ABOUT PRINCESS MONONOKE
Hayao Miyazaki, 1997, 134 min. Rated 14A
PRINCESS MONONOKE is a landmark of animation and a film of unsurpassed power and beauty. An epic story of conflict between humans, gods, and nature, the film has been universally acclaimed by critics and broke the box office record on its original release in Japan.
While defending his village from a demonic boar-god, the young warrior Ashitaka becomes afflicted with a curse that grants him super-human power in battle but will eventually take his life. Traveling west to find a cure or meet his destiny, he journeys deep into sacred depths of the Great Forest where he meets San (Princess Mononoke), a girl raised by wolf-gods who is waging battle against the human outpost of Iron Town, on the edge of the forest. The girl Mononoke a force of nature – with blood smeared lips, riding bareback on a great white wolf, doing battle with both gods and humans, she is as iconic a figure as any from film, literature, or opera.