Into Film Clubs
Into Film Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make films.
English / Japanese
Set in Japan, during preparations for the 1964 Olympic Games, From Up on Poppy Hill continues Studio Ghibli's tradition of beautifully animated, compelling stories. Umi is a teenager, living with her grandmother on the picturesque Poppy Hill. She occupies herself watching the boats and raising flags, always half-hoping to see her father, who died during the Korean War. Meanwhile, her friend Shun is working to prevent the demolition of a treasured clubhouse. As romance blossoms between Umi and Shun, a shocking revelation threatens their friendship.
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Extraordinary, Oscar-winning fantasy animated film from Japan following the down-the-rabbit-hole adventures of a young girl named Chihiro.
7+ years 125 mins
Magical Japanese animation about a fish who transforms into a girl after she is discovered trapped in a jar at the seashore.
5–11 years 100 mins
Animated film from Japan, based on the long-running Earthsea novels, about a 17-year-old and a wizard who travel across the troubled, magical land.
11–16 years 110 mins
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Reading time 9 mins
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