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Attention, Cinephiles: Get Ready for the Studio Ghibli Retrospective of a Lifetime

Attention, Cinephiles: Get Ready for the Studio Ghibli Retrospective of a Lifetime

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Animation distributor GKIDS is gearing up for the January 1 release of Isao Takahata’s “Only Yesterday” at New York City’s IFC Center with a celebration devoted to the entire catalogue of Studio Ghibli titles. Beginning tomorrow, December 11, a massive Studio Ghibli retrospective will begin at the theater through December 31, screening all 22 features from the legendary animation studio. Most films will be presented in both subtitled and English-dubbed versions. 

The event will lead right into the January 1 limited theatrical release of “Only Yesterday,” a 1991 masterpiece that has never been released in North America until now. The titles included in the retrospective are as follows. For showtimes and tickets, go to the IFC Center website

“Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind,” dir. Hayao Miyazaki

“Castle in the Sky,” dir. Hayao Miyazaki 

“Grave of the Fireflies,” dir. Isao Takahata

“My Neighbor Totoro,” dir. Hayao Miyazaki 

“Kiki’s Delivery Service,” dir. Hayao Miyazaki 

“Only Yesterday,” dir. Isao Takahata 

“Porco Rosso,” dir. Hayao Miyazaki

“The Ocean Waves,” dir. Tomomi Mochizuki 

“Pom Poko,” dir. Isao Takahata 

“Whisper of the Heart,” dir. Yoshifumi Kondo

Princess Mononoke,” dir. Hayao Miyazaki 

“My Neighbors the Yamadas,” Isao Takahata  

Spirited Away,” dir. Hayao Miyazaki  

“The Cat Returns,” dir. Hiroyuki Morita 

“Howl’s Moving Castle,” dir. Hayao Miyazaki

“Tales from Earthsea,” dir. Goro Miyazaki  

“Ponyo,” dir. Hayao Miyazaki 

“The Secret World of Arrietty,” dir. Hiromasa Yonebayashi

“From Up on Poppy Hill,” Goro Miyazaki

“The Wind Rises,” Hayao Miyazaki

“The Tale of Princess Kaguya,” dir. Isao Takahata 

“When Marnie Was There,” dir. Hiromasa Yonebayashi 

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