This month in cinemas: The Tale of Studio Ghibli Showcase (Japan)

StudioGhibliScreening_A_5If you’re a Studio Ghibli fan, or you follow Aussie distributor Madman’s news, you can’t have escaped the fact that they’re bringing some of Studio Ghibli’s best-loved and brand-new films to cinemas across Oz over the next couple of months.

But just in case… here’s Madman’s announcement of The Tale of Studio Ghibli Showcase — Celebrating the Genius of Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata!

What it boils down to is four films, two from each director, and two documentaries:

  • My Neighbour Totoro
  • (1988, Miyazaki)

  • The Wind Rises
  • (2013, Miyazaki)

  • Grave of the Fireflies
  • (1988, Takahata)

  • The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
  • (2013, Takahata)

  • The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness
  • (a documentary on the studio)

  • Isao Takahata and his Tale of the Princess Kaguya
  • (a making-of documentary)

Tickets are on sale now, and the dates are as follows according to Madman’s press release:

Oct 9 – Oct 22: Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane, Hobart
Oct 30 – Nov 12: Perth
Nov 27 – Dec 10: Adelaide

You can find venues and more info on the showcase’s site at

My Neighbor Totoro

My Neighbor Totoro

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