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Pom Poko - This Week's Film

11 July 2014 / Events / Arts / Film

Film Screening Thursday 17th July at 8.00pm

Join us for the second of four monthly film screenings celebrating Japanese cinema, in conjunction with The Wordsworth Trust, Grasmere.

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Pom Poko (1994), 119 minutes [PG]
Director: Isao Takahata
Language: English

An animated fantasy film that, consistent with Japanese folklore, focuses on a community of highly sociable and magical shape-shifting raccoons. Desperate to prevent their forest home from being destroyed by urban development, they form a resistance with disastrous consequences.

Pom Poko - Film Poster

Storyline:
As the human city development encroaches on the raccoon population’s forest and meadow habitat, the raccoons find themselves faced with the very real possibility of extinction. In response, the raccoons engage in a desperate struggle to stop the construction and preserve their home.

Pom Poko Film Poster 2

Food served from 7.00pm. Screenings start at 8.00pm

Price: £9.50. including a BBQ supper – paid up Meetup – Grasmere Movie Night group members £8.00

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More information here – Pom Poko IMDB