Sun, Jul 14th at 4:45pm
Thu, Jul 18th at 6:00pm
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  2. 1997, Hayao Miyazaki, Japan, 134 min.

“A great film…one of the most visually inventive films I have ever seen.”
—Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

“A landmark feat…amazing to behold.”
—Janet Maslin, The New York Times

Working at the height of his powers, director Miyazaki poured all the skills of his art into this magnificent epic of mythical history set at the dawn of mankind’s Iron Age, when humans and the spirits of nature battled it out for mastery of the earth. Young hero Ashitaka saves his village by slaying a demon with a body of writhing snakes. Marked by a curse as a result, he searches far and wide for the source of the evil, and faces gods, devils, fantastical life forms, and a beautiful girl who rides the back of a gigantic she-wolf. On Sunday in English with voices by Billy Crudup, Claire Danes, Gillian Anderson, Minnie Driver, Billy Bob Thornton, Jada Pinkett Smith, and John DiMaggio. On Thursday in Japanese with English subtitles. 35mm. (BS)

Sunday, July 14, 4:45 pm (English)
Thursday, July 18, 6:00 pm (subtitled)

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