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Pom Poko

This screening took place on
Friday, January 4, 2019 at 3:00pm
Yukon Arts Centre

In this classic Studio Ghibli animation, forests are filled with groups of magical tanuki, mischievous raccoon-like animals from Japanese folklore that are capable of shape-shifting from their standard raccoon form to practically any object. The tanuki spend their days playing idly in the hillsides and squabbling over food – until the construction of a huge new Tokyo suburb clears the nearby forest and threatens their way of life. English dubbed version will be screened. Common Sense Media Recommends Pom Poko for ages 9 or 10+ “Anime tale with environmental message; some peril, sadness.” https://www.commonsensemedia.org/movie-reviews/pom-poko
  • Directed by Isao Takahata
  • 1994, Japan
  • 119 minutes

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