Elysian Film Group has announced the first ever Studio Ghibli IMAX release for THE BOY AND THE HERON, the new masterpiece from Academy Award® winner Hayao Miyazaki.
Prepare for an exclusive sneak peek into the world of THE BOY AND THE HERON with special IMAX previews scheduled for 20th December 2023. Be among the first to experience the magic that unfolds on the colossal IMAX screen, before it expands wide on 5th January 2024.
Tickets on sale now here: https://www.elysianfilmgroup.com/movie/the-boy-and-the-heron/showtimes
THE BOY AND THE HERON is the highly anticipated new Studio Ghibli feature from the Academy Award®-winning director Hayao Miyazaki, releasing in cinemas across the UK and Ireland on Boxing Day, Tuesday 26th December 2023.
THE BOY AND THE HERON is a hand-drawn, original story written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki (Spirited Away, My Neighbour Totoro). Produced by Studio Ghibli co-founder Toshio Suzuki, the film features a musical score from Miyazaki’s long-time collaborator Joe Hisaishi. The theme song for the film “Spinning Globe” was written and performed by global J-pop superstar Kenshi Yonezu.
The English language dubbed version of the film features the voices of Christian Bale (Ford v Ferrari, Amsterdam, The Pale Blue Eye), Dave Bautista (Dune, Guardians of the Galaxy), Gemma Chan (The Creator, Eternals, Crazy Rich Asians), Willem Dafoe (At Eternity’s Gate, The Florida Project), Karen Fukuhara (The Boys, Suicide Squad), Mark Hamill (The Machine, House of Usher), Robert Pattinson (The Batman, Tenet, upcoming Mickey 17), and Florence Pugh (Oppenheimer, Black Widow, Little Women).
Luca Padovan joins the cast as Mahito Maki, and Mamoudou Athie, Tony Revolori, and Dan Stevens are featured as the Parakeets.
Both OV Japanese and English dubbed versions will be available during the theatrical release.