Film still from <em>Pom Poko</em> Image courtesy of Madman Distribution.

Film still from Pom Poko Image courtesy of Madman Distribution.

Pom Poko

Studio Ghibli Series
  • Sat 3 Aug 2019
  • 2—4:10PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema
  • General $12
  • Concession $10 for seniors, students and community service card holders (with valid ID)
  • Booking essential
  • Hearing loop provided for the hearing impaired
  • Wheelchair spaces available. Free entry for a companion to assist an audience member who has a disability. Companion seat is automatically allocated when a wheelchair space is booked
  • Rating: PG

A community of magical shape-shifting raccoon dogs struggle to prevent their forest home from being destroyed by urban development.

The raccoons of the Tama Hills just outside of Tokyo are being forced from their forest homes by human development. As the woodlands are destroyed and the hills flattened to make room for human housing projects, the raccoons are finding it increasingly difficult to find a place to live, or to gather food. The older, wiser raccoons put forth a plan to try and take up the old traditional raccoon ways and fight back against the humans: use the ancient magical raccoon art of transformation, which can only be done by raccoons, foxes and some cats.

JP, 1994, 119 min., Dir. Isao Takahata

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Film poster from <em>Pom Poko</em> Image courtesy of Madman Distribution.

Film poster from Pom Poko Image courtesy of Madman Distribution.

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