Celebrate Studio Ghibli ACMI Presents

The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness

PG Infrequent mild coarse language

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“This seemingly ordinary biographical documentary about the retiring animation master unfolds, at a deceptively gentle pace, into a work of immense beauty.”

New York Daily News

With near-unfettered access inside Studio Ghibli, award-winning director Mami Sunada follows the key personnel at Ghibli – Academy Award-winning director Hayao Miyazaki, producer Toshio Suzuki and the elusive Isao Takahata – over the course of approximately one year as the studio rushes to complete Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises and Takahata’s The Tale of the Princess Kaguya. The result is a rare glimpse into the inner workings of one of the most celebrated animation studios in the world, and a portrait of their dreams, passion and dedication that borders on madness.

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