The Boy and the Heron

Boy and the Heron

Japan | 2023 | 124 min. | Hayao Miyazaki

December 7, 2023 - January 4, 2024

A semi-autobiographical fantasy about life, death, and creation, in tribute to friendship, from the mind of Hayao Miyazaki.

Dubbed Version: First screening of the day
Subtitled Version: All other showtimes

A young boy named Mahito, yearning for his mother, ventures into a world shared by the living and the dead. There, death comes to an end, and life finds a new beginning. Hayao Miyazaki's first feature film in 10 years, The Boy and the Heron is a hand-drawn, original story written and directed by the Academy Award®-winning director. Produced by Studio Ghibli co-founder Toshio Suzuki, the film features a musical score from Miyazaki's long-time collaborator Joe Hisaishi. The theme song for the film "Spinning Globe" was penned and performed by global J-pop superstar Kenshi Yonezu.

  • Original Language Title: Kimitachi wa Do Ikiruka
  • Director: Hayao Miyazaki
  • Principal Cast: Soma Santoki, Masaki Suda, Ko Shibasaki, AIMYON, Yoshino Kimura, takuya Kimura
  • Country: Japan
  • Year: 2023
  • Running Time: 124 min.
  • Producer: Toshio Suzuki
  • Screenplay: Hayao Miyazaki
  • Cinematographers: Atsushi Okui
  • Music: Joe Hisaishi
  • Language: Japanese
  • Has Subtitles: Yes
  • US Distributor: Gkids