Family Matinee: KIKI’S DELIVERY SERVICE (MAJO NO TAKKYUBIN) at Aero Theatre
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Family Matinee: KIKI’S DELIVERY SERVICE (MAJO NO TAKKYUBIN), 1989, GKIDS, 102 min. Dir. Hayao Miyazaki. From legendary director Hayao Miyazaki comes the beloved story of a resourceful young witch who uses her broom to create a delivery service, only to lose her gift of flight in a moment of self-doubt. It is tradition for all young witches to leave their families on the night of a full moon and set out into the wide world to learn their craft. When that night comes for Kiki, she embarks on her life journey with her chatty black cat, Jiji, landing the next morning in a seaside village, where a bakery owner hires her to make deliveries. Rarely has the animator’s art been so brilliantly rendered as in this delightfully imaginative film – a beautiful and timeless story of a young girl finding her way in the world. English dubbed version.