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JAPAN | 119 minutes | 1994

Real estate development is rampant on the outskirts of Tokyo and fast eroding the countryside. Worried about their forest habitat, the tanuki — mythical shape-shifting racoon dogs — resolve to pull out the stops to halt the project . . . Directed by Japanese master animator Isao Takahata, Pom Poko addresses human activity-related environmental destruction by way of a magical, stirring fable. An ode to biodiversity and a manifesto for living in harmony with the planet, this sublime adventure and its prankster heroes will enchant young and old alike.

Presented by URBANIA

Best Animated Feature Film - Annecy International Animated Film Festival

Programs

Saturday October 19, 2019

Program #245
16:00
Cineplex Odeon Quartier SALLE 14

Sunday October 20, 2019

Program #272
14:45
Cineplex Odeon Quartier SALLE 14

Isao Takahata

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distribution and credits

  • Screenplay Isao Takahata
  • Producer Ned Lott, Toshio Suzuki, Yasuyoshi Tokuma
  • Cast Shinchô Kokontei, Makoto Nonomura, Yuriko Ishida
  • Original idea Hayao Miyazaki

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