Film Series: My Neighbor Totoro

1988. Japan. Dir: Hayao Miyazaki. Animated. 88 min.

 

Two young girls move to the countryside to be near their ailing mother; there they befriend the forest spirits, among them the squishy and lovable eponymous keeper of the forest. Miyazaki brings his signature take on fantasy, childhood, and nature to postwar Japan in this timeless fairytale. All aboard the Catbus!

Tonight / 8 p.m. / Goldsmith Family Cinema / $5