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Nanoplex presents:

The Boy and the Heron

In English Language

Dir: Hayao Miyazaki, 2023, Japan, English language version, 124 mins, Cert: 12A

Sat 17 February // 14:00 (SOLD OUT)

Tickets: £5 (full) / £3 (kids)

12 year old Mahito moves to the countryside from the city after his Mother's death. Struggling to adjust, Mahito finds himself lead into a dreamlike world by a talking heron who promises the boy that he can save his mother by following him to another realm. In the land of the adorable Warawara, presided over by giant parakeets, Mahito begins a transformative quest to reconcile with his grief.
 A semi-autobiographical fantasy about life, death and creation, in tribute to friendship from the visionary mind of Hayao Miyazaki.

Please note due to the subject matter, this film might not be for our youngest audience. The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) provides guidance to audiences, to help them choose what’s right for them and avoid what’s not. For guidance, please click here and type the film title into the search bar.