Studio Ghibli Films on Film4 this Week

British television viewers have been spoiled this summer with Film4’s screening of Ghibli classics such as Spirited Away and Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind. This week, as the summer holiday winds down, two of Studio Ghibli’s best films, plus Tales from Earthsea, get aired:

Tuesday 01 September

4:20pm – Kiki’s Delivery Service

A young witch opens her own courier company in this stunning animated tale from Japan’s Hayao Miyazaki. (English language)

Wednesday 02nd September

4:45pm – Tales From Earthsea

Fantasy anime loosely adapted from the works of Ursula K LeGuin. The directing debut of Goro Miyazaki, son of the Ghibli master Hayao Miyazaki. (English language)

Thursday 03rd September

11am – Princess Mononoke

A young warrior prince gets involved in the conflict between magical beasts and ruthlessly progressive humans in this mature, complex, epic anime from Hayao Miyazaki. (English language)


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