Sunday, November 7, 2021

1986 Studio Ghibli film Castle in the Sky (天空の城ラピュタ) in Pittsburgh, November 14, 15, and 18.

The 1986 Studio Ghibli film Castle in the Sky (天空の城ラピュタ) will play in Pittsburgh on November 14, 15, and 18 as part of Studio Ghibli Fest 2021. From the distributor:
Castle in the Sky is a timeless story of courage and friendship, with stunning animation from acclaimed Academy Award®-winning director Hayao Miyazaki.

This high-flying adventure begins when Pazu, an engineer’s apprentice, spies a young girl, Sheeta, floating down from the sky, held aloft by a glowing pendant. Both Sheeta and Pazu are searching for the legendary floating castle, Laputa, and they vow to travel there together to unravel the mystery of the luminous crystal. But their quest won’t be easy, as soon they are being pursued by greedy air pirates, the military, and secret government agents, who all seek the power Sheeta alone can control.The English-dubbed cast includes the vocal talents of Anna Paquin, James Van Der Beek, Cloris Leachman, Mark Hamill, Mandy Patinkin, and more!
It plays locally at the AMC Loews Waterfront and the Cinemark theaters in Monroeville, North Hills, and Robinson, and tickets are available online. The November 14 and 18 shows are dubbed in English while the November 15 show is in Japanese with English subtitles.