The Boy and the Heron (12A)


The Boy and the Heron (12A)

Friday 19th January 2024 - Thursday 25th January 2024

Dir. Hayao Miyazaki, Japan, 2023, 124 mins. Cast. Luca Padovan, Robert Pattinson, Christian Bale.

The latest animated masterpiece from Studio Ghibli visionary Hayao Miyazaki follows the transformative journey of a young, bereaved boy as he is magically transported to a dreamlike realm by a spirited talking heron. 1943. 12-year-old Mahito suffers the devastating loss of his beloved mother. In the aftermath, he is begrudgingly forced to relocate to a grand, blissful country estate, following his father’s marriage to his Aunt Natsuko.

This enchanting, semi-autobiographical animated odyssey from legendary filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki is pure Studio Ghibli magic – a thought-provoking, endlessly imaginative coming-of-age tale, which whisks us away on a deeply moving ethereal adventure.

We will be showing both the Japanese language version of the film (with English subtitles) and the English language version. See the list of showtimes for details of which version is showing when.

Fri 19, 5.45pm: English
Sat 20, 2pm: English
Tue 23, 8.15pm: Japanese
Thursday 25, 5.45pm: Japanese

There is a Bringing in Baby Screening of The Boy and the Heron on Thursday 1 February, 11am (English version). Book tickets here.

For detailed information about the film's age rating and content notices, you can visit the BBFC website and search the film title, then scroll down to the “Content Advice” section:

Dates & Times

 Friday 19th Jan 2024  5:45pm With English Dialogue
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 Saturday 20th Jan 2024  2:30pm With English Dialogue
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 Tuesday 23rd Jan 2024  8:15pm With Japanese Dialogue
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 Thursday 25th Jan 2024  5:45pm With Japanese Dialogue
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