Princess Mononoke US Screenings Announced

It has recently been announced by Gkids and Fathom Events that they will be presenting special screenings of Princess Mononoke.  The screening of the film is being featured as a special presentation to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Hayao Miyazaki’s classic and his birthday.  The film will be screened a special two day event on Thursday, January 5 and Monday January 9 at 7 PM.  The Jan 5 airing will be presented with English Subtitles and the Mon 9 airing will be presented with the English Dub.   The film will also feature the short “, On your Mark,” a music video directed by Hayao Miyazaki, which has never been released in North America till now.

The official Fathom Events website provided more details about the film.

Inflicted with a deadly curse, the young warrior Ashitaka heads into the forest in search of a cure. There, he meets 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. This classic story of the conflict between nature and civilization, and what it means to be human, has dazzled audiences for years with its iconic characters, action-packed battle scenes, and sweeping scope.

The English-dubbed cast features the vocal talents of Billy Crudup, Billy Bob Thornton, Minnie Driver, Claire Danes, Jada Pinkett Smith and Gillian Anderson – a considerable volume of talent for an animated feature at that time, and one of the earlier adopters of celebrity voice over talent.

Don’t miss this incredible animated film, from director Hayao Miyazaki and the legendary Studio Ghibli, in cinemas for two-nights only! Two reasons to celebrate! Two nights to join in on the celebration!

For more details about the film as well as how to get tickets check out the official Fathom Events website.

Source: Fathom Events

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