Wednesday, March 23, 2022

1997 film Princess Mononoke (もののけ姫) in Pittsburgh, April 3, 4, and 6.

The 1997 film Princess Mononoke (もののけ姫) will play in Pittsburgh on April 3, 4, and 6 as part of the 2022 Studio Ghibli Fest from GKIDS. A synopsis, from the distributor:
Inflicted with a deadly curse, the young warrior Ashitaka heads west in search of a cure. There, he stumbles into a bitter conflict between Lady Eboshi, the proud people of Iron Town, and 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.
It plays locally at the Cinemark theaters in McCandless, Monaca, Monroeville, and Robinson. The April 3 and 6 shows are dubbed in English while the April 4 show is in Japanese with English subtitles.