Friday, November 30 - Tuesday, December 4, 2018
All showtimes starting before 6:00pm are the English-language version; all showtimes that start after 6:00pm are the Japanese-language version with English subtitles.
From acclaimed director Mamoru Hosoda (Summer Wars, Wolf Children) and Japan’s Studio Chizu comes MIRAI, a daringly original story of love passed down through generations. When four-year-old Kun meets his new baby sister, his world is turned upside down. Named Mirai (meaning “future”), the baby quickly wins the hearts of Kun’s entire family. As his mother returns to work, and his father struggles to run the household, Kun becomes increasingly jealous of baby Mirai… until one day he storms off into the garden, where he encounters strange guests from the past and future – including his sister Mirai, as a teenager. Together, Kun and teenage Mirai go on a journey through time and space, uncovering their family’s incredible story. But why did Mirai come from the future?
An official selection at Cannes Directors’ Fortnight, and the epic capstone of director Mamoru Hosoda’s career, MIRAI is a sumptuous, magical, and emotionally soaring adventure about the ties that bring families together and make us who we are.
“Mapped with kindness, imagination and wit.” – Leslie Felperin, The Hollywood Reporter
“The work of a true auteur… [Hosoda]’s most personal film yet.” – Peter Debruge, Variety
“A work of heart-swelling beauty and considerable charm.” – Wendy Ide, Screen Daily
- Country Japan
- Language Japanese with English subtitles OR English dubbing.
- Running Time 98 minutes
- Distributor GKIDS
- Director Mamoru Hosoda
- Writer Mamoru Hosoda
- Editor Shigeru Nishiyama
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