Kiki’s Delivery Service

JAPAN | 1989 | 103 min | G


We might be screening this movie after Halloween, but our love of witches is non-stop! Kiki’s Delivery Service follows Kiki–a thirteen year old witch with a black cat familiar named Jiji–as she embarks on a rite of passage into adulthood away from home.

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In order to utilize her powers, find favour with the locals, and earn an income, Kiki sets up a delivery service in partnership with a bakery; what results is a series of adventures, and stacks on stacks of sad, breakfast pancakes that come from a box mix, appropriately labelled as “jiburi no hot keki mix” (i.e. Ghibli’s hot cake). Partially an ode to Pippi Longstocking, and unintentionally familiar to Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Kiki’s Delivery Service discusses how hard it can be to be a teenager, and especially a teenager with powers. – CORA JAMES

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Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Cast: Kirsten Dunst, Minami Takayama, Rei Sakuma


ABOUT THE FOOD IN FILM SERIES

Food in Film is a journey into the belly of the cinematic world. The series screens a food-focused movie once a month, and then partners (more…)


DETAILS

Presented in Japanese w/ English subtitles

About the restaurant
Millie Creperie is one of three locations owned and operated by Christinn Millie. Each location creates desserts that combine classic, French technique with Japanese flavours and methods. While their menu ranges in offerings, their focus is on Japanese crepes–”the kind you wander around with in Harajuku, Tokyo.”

NOTE: The December 1st screening will not include the food portion of the event. The December 1st screening will also be an english dubbed version. Regular special event pricing applies.


PRICING

General Admission: $20
Bronze Members, Students & Seniors: $17
Silver Members: $16
Gold Members: FREE

Prices include taxes. All membership benefits are available.



SHOWTIMES

Thu Nov 29 – 6:45 pm
Sat Dec 1 – 1:30 pm

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