A special Book Club screening of Studio Ghibli's adaptation of fantasy writer Diana Wynne Jones' classic tale, with a discussion led by Junko Nishimura and Akie Kishino, from Shirayuri College, Japan and experts on the work of the author. This film is an exquisite, dream like adventure that sees a young woman transformed into an old crone by a spiteful witch. Her only chance to break the curse lies with a strange but flamboyant wizard whose large home can travel under its own power.
Beguiling and and beautiful, Howl's is another Ghibli classic.
Part of our new Moving Stories programme, a season of films inspired by Seven Stories, National Centre for Children’s Books, exhibition Moving Stories, Children's Books From Page To Screen, which showcases innovative and influential film and television adaptations inspired by children's books.
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