『LIZ AND THE BLUE BIRD』
Sunday, February 17, 2019 @1pm
“A brilliantly executed return to an anime favorite” – Japan Times
The latest film by director Naoko Yamada (A Silent Voice) based on Ayano Takeda’s bestselling novel. This magical
and moving coming-of-age film revolves around Mizore and Nozomi, two best friends in their final year of high
school. With Mizore on the oboe and Nozomi on the flute, as members of the school’s brass band club, they spend
their time happily together — until the club begins to practice songs inspired by the fairy tale Liz and the Blue
Sunday, February 17, 2019 @3pm
The latest from animation master Mamoru Hosoda (Boy and The Beast, Wolf Children and The Girl Who Leapt Through Time).
Four-year-old Kun finds his role in his family has changed due to the arrival of his newborn sister. Confused by the new family dynamic Kun escapes through a magical gateway in his parent’s garden which propels him through time where he experiences hallucinatory visitations from family members: past, present and future. These visitations define for Kun what it means to be a family, and most importantly, what it means to be a big brother. The light-heartedness and fantastical film to reminds us of little things that make a family special.
JAPANESE CANADIAN CULTURAL CENTRE
For tickets, call 416.441.2345
$10 JCCC/$12 General HST included