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Studio Ghibli: Only Yesterday 25th Anniversary Screenings


Thu 5 May 2016, 4:00pm–6:05pm
Fri 6 May 2016, 4:00pm–6:05pm
Sat 7 May 2016, 4:00pm–6:05pm
Sun 8 May 2016, 2:40pm–4:45pm

Where: Academy Cinemas, 44 Lorne St, CBD, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission (Sat, Sun): $15.50
  • General Admission (Thurs, Fri): $12.50
  • Student / Senior Admission (Sat, Sun): $12.00
  • Child Admission (Sat, Sun): $10.00
  • Student / Senior / Child Admission (Thurs, Fri): $9.00
  • Additional fees may apply


Listed by: Academy Cinemas

Academy Cinemas will be releasing a classic Studio Ghibli film, Only Yesterday, in cinemas for a limited time.

It’s the 25th anniversary and Only Yesterday has a brand new English language voice track starring Daisy Ridley (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) and Dev Patel (Slumdog Millionaire, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel).

- Thursday 5th May, 4:00pm Dubbed
- Friday 6th May, 4:00pm Subtitles
- Saturday 7th May, 4:00pm Dubbed
- Sunday 8th May, 2:40pm Dubbed

"It's 1982, and Taeko (Daisy Ridley) is 27 years old, unmarried, and has lived her whole life in Tokyo. She decides to visit her relatives in the countryside, and as the train travels through the night, memories flood back of her younger years: the first immature stirrings of romance, the onset of puberty, and the frustrations of math and boys. At the station she is met by young farmer Toshio (Dev Patel), and the encounters with him begin to reconnect her to forgotten longings.

In lyrical switches between the present and the past, Taeko contemplates the arc of her life, and wonders if she has been true to the dreams of her childhood self. From Academy Award (R)-nominated director Isao Takahata (The Tale of The Princess Kaguya) and general producer Hayao Miyazaki, Only Yesterday is a masterpiece of time and tone, rich with humor and stirring emotion, and beautifully animated by one of the world's most revered animation studios.

Critically acclaimed but with only a very small release around the world, the film is receiving an NZ theatrical release in a new, Studio Ghibli-produced, English-language version in celebration of its 25th anniversary."

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