The Deer King (15)
Sat 06 Aug 2022 - Wed 10 Aug 2022
£8* Standard | £5* Student / Under 25s
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Dir. Masashi Ando
120 mins | Japan
Japanese with English Subtitles
Masayuki Miyaji. Starring Anne Watanabe, Hisui Kimura, Ryōma Takeuchi, Shinichi Tsutsumi
Directed by Studio Ghibli alumni Masashi Ando and Masayuki Miyaji comes a visually stunning medical fantasy from Production I.G (Ghost in the Shell).
In the aftermath of a brutal war, former soldier Van toils in a mine controlled by the ruling empire. One day, his solitary existence is upended when a pack of wild dogs carrying a deadly and incurable disease attack, leaving only Van and a young girl named Yuna as survivors. Finally free, the pair seek out a simple existence in the countryside but are pursued by nefarious forces. Intent on protecting Yuna at all costs, Van must uncover the true cause of the plague ravaging the kingdom— and its possible cure.