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TIFF brings Totoro and the magical world of Studio Ghibli to Toronto

My-Neighbor-totoroStarting this weekend at the TIFF Bell Lightbox and running through January 3rd with the retrospective program Spirited Away: The Films of Studio Ghibli. The expansive 18 film showcase covers the almost the entire lineup of Ghibli films and even boasts screenings of the rarely seen in Canada masterpiece Grave of the Firelflies. (more…)

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‘From Up on Poppy Hill’ looks to charm TIFF Bell Lightbox patrons

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Starting an exclusive run this Friday Mar 22 at the TIFF Bell Lightbox is the latest animated film from Japan’s legendary Studio Ghibli is the latest film from Hayao Miyazaki’s son and protégé Goro, From Up on Poppy Hill. TIFF will be screening the film in both its original Japanese with subtitles and a new dubbed version featuring and all-star voice cast. With Hayao providing the script this time around for Goro, the question remains can Goro live up to the immense and vast legacy that his father has carved out through his many years of work?

From Up on Poppy Hill

Written by Hayao Miyazaki and Keiko Niwa

Directed by Goro Miyazaki

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