Celebrate STUDIO GHIBLI

Celebrate STUDIO GHIBLI

Celebrate Studio Ghibli

We are proud to present Celebrate Studio Ghibli, a showcase of one of the most iconic animation studios in the world. Playing two spectacular films each week across four weeks these amazing selection of films are not to be missed!

All sessions will be screened in the Japanese Language versions with English subtitles. 

Regular Ritz ticket prices apply to all sessions:
Adult: $16, Student/Concession: $14, Child: $12, Senior: $10
Adult member: $14, Concession member: $12, Senior member: $8

Fri 25th August
MY NEIGHBOUR TOTORO – 6.45pm - BOOK NOW
PONYO – 8.45pm - BOOK NOW

Sat 26th August
MY NEIGHBOUR TOTORO – 4.30pm - BOOK NOW

Sun 27th August
PONYO – 4.30pm - BOOK NOW

Fri 1st Sept
PRINCESS MONONOKE – 6.30pm - BOOK NOW
LAPUTA CASTLE IN THE SKY – 9.15pm - BOOK NOW

Sat 2nd Sept
PRINCESS MONOKE – 4pm - BOOK NOW

Sun 3rd Sept
LAPUTA CASTLE IN THE SKY – 4.15pm - BOOK NOW

Fri 8th Sept
KIKI’S DELIVERY SERVICE – 6.30pm - BOOK NOW
SPIRITED AWAY – 8.40pm - BOOK NOW

Sat 9th Sept
SPIRITED AWAY – 4.15pm - BOOK NOW

Sun 10th Sept
KIKI’S DELIVERY SERVICE – 4.30pm - BOOK NOW

Fri 15th Sept
ARRIETTY – 6.30pm - BOOK NOW
HOWL’S MOVING CASTLE – 8.30pm - BOOK NOW

Sat 16th Sept
HOWL’S MOVING CASTLE – 4.30pm - BOOK NOW

Sun 17th Sept
ARRIETTY – 4.30pm - BOOK NOW

 

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My Neighbor Totoro

  • Director
  • Hayao Miyazaki
  • Synopsis
  • Two young girls, Satsuki and Mei, have moved with their father into a new home in the country, while their mother recovers from illness in a nearby hospital. To their surprise, they soon discover that they share this home with some rather unusual creatures and even stranger neighbours - forest guardians that the girls dub Totoro. When trouble occurs, their new friends will help them rediscover hope.
  • Classification
  • G, 86 mins
  • Genre
  • Animation
  • Running Time
  • 86 minutes

Ponyo

  • Director
  • Hayao Miyazaki
  • Synopsis
  • In a small town by the sea lives five year old Sosuke, high on a cliff overlooking the Inland Sea. One morning while playing on the rocky beach below his house, he discovers a goldfish he names Ponyo, her head stuck in a jam jar. Sosuke rescues Ponyo and keeps her in a green plastic bucket.
    Both Ponyo and Sosuke are fascinated by each other and promise to stay firm friends until Ponyo's father, a sorcerer who lives deep under the sea, forces her to return with him to the ocean depths. What follows is an amazing underwater adventure for all ages...
  • Classification
  • G, 100 mins
  • Genre
  • Animation
  • Running Time
  • 100 minutes

Princess Mononoke

  • Director
  • Hayao Miyazaki
  • Synopsis
  • A beautifully realized tale of civilization versus nature, PRINCESS MONONOKE is a true epic by Japan's master animator Hayao Miyazaki.
    While protecting his village from a rampaging boar-god, the young warrior Ashitaka becomes afflicted with a deadly curse. To find the cure that will save his life, he journeys deep into sacred depths of the Great Forest Spirit's realm where he meets San (Princess Mononoke), a girl raised by wolves. It's not long before Ashitaka is caught in the middle of a battle between iron-ore prospecting humans and the forest dwellers. He must summon the spirit-powers and all his courage to stop man and nature from destroying each other.
  • Classification
  • M, 134 mins
  • Consumer Advice
  • Moderate animated violence
  • Genre
  • Animation
  • Running Time
  • 134 minutes

Laputa: Castle on the Sky

  • Director
  • Hayao Miyazaki
  • Synopsis
  • Pazu, an engineer's apprentice finds a young girl, Sheeta floating down from the sky wearing a glowing pendant. Together they discover both are searching for the legendary floating castle Laputa and vow to unravel the mystery of the luminous crystal around her neck. Their quest won't be easy however. There are air pirates, secret agents and astounding obstacles to keep them from the truth - and from each other.
  • Classification
  • G, 125 mins
  • Genre
  • Animation
  • Running Time
  • 125 minutes

Kiki's Delivery Service

  • Director
  • Hayao Miyazaki
  • Synopsis
  • It is tradition for all young witches to leave their families on the night of a full moon to learn their craft. That night comes for Kiki, who follows her dream and embarks on the experience of a lifetime.
    With her chatty black cat, Jiji, she flies off to find the perfect spot in a faraway city. There, a bakery owner befriends Kiki and helps her start her own business: A high-flying delivery service.
  • Classification
  • G, 103 mins
  • Genre
  • Animation
  • Running Time
  • 103 minutes

Spirited Away

  • Director
  • Hayao Miyazaki
  • Synopsis
  • From Hayao Miyazaki, one of the most celebrated filmmakers in the history of animated cinema, comes the Academy Award winning masterpiece, SPIRITED AWAY.
    SPIRITED AWAY is a wondrous fantasy about a young girl named Chihiro who discovers a secret world of strange spirits, creatures and sorcery. When her parents are mysteriously transformed, she must call upon the courage she never knew she had to free herself and return her family to the outside world.
  • Classification
  • PG, 125 mins
  • Consumer Advice
  • Supernatural themes
  • Genre
  • Animation
  • Running Time
  • 125 minutes

Arrietty

  • Director
  • Hiromasa Yonebayashi
  • Synopsis
  • This is a story of a family of “little” people.
    ARRIETTY is a visually stunning animated film created by world-renowned Japanese animation house Studio Ghibli (SPIRITED AWAY, HOWL’S MOVING CASTLE, PONYO) and based on the much-loved children’s book The Borrowers by Mary Norton.
    In this whimsical adventure, tiny 14-year-old Arrietty lives under the floorboards of a sprawling mansion set in a magical, overgrown garden with her father and mother. Arrietty and her family live by borrowing. Everything they have, they borrow or make from the things they have borrowed from the old lady who lives in the mansion.
    Their peaceful life is dramatically changed when the ever-curious Arrietty accidentally allows herself to be seen by Sho, a lonely 12-year-old human boy. The two begin to confide in each other and, before long, a friendship begins to blossom...
  • Classification
  • G, 94 mins
  • Genre
  • Animation
  • Running Time
  • 94 minutes

Howl's Moving Castle

  • Director
  • Hayao Miyazaki
  • Synopsis
  • Sophie, an average teenage girl working in a hat shop, finds her life thrown into turmoil when she is literally swept off her feet by a handsome but mysterious wizard named Howl. After this chance meeting she is turned into a 90-year old woman by the vain and conniving Witch of the Waste. Embarking on an incredible adventure to lift the curse, she finds refuge in Howl's magical moving castle where she becomes acquainted with Markl, Howl's apprentice, and a hot-headed fire demon named Calcifer. As the true power of Howl's wizardry is revealed, and his relationship with Sophie deepens, our young grey heroine finds herself fighting to protect them both from a dangerous war of sorcery that threatens their world.
  • Classification
  • PG, 114 mins
  • Consumer Advice
  • Scary scenes
  • Genre
  • Animation
  • Running Time
  • 114 minutes

 

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