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Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Movie London Screening

Date: 2009 March 24 11:45

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London's Barbican continues show a great selection of anime. Fans should note that on Tuesday 26th May 2009 at 8:30pm, the centre will be showing Revolutionary Girl Utena, along with a talk from anime expert Helen McCarthy.

As always with these screenings we recommend fans book early to avoid disappointment.

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Press release as follows:

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JAPANIMATION: Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Movie plus talk from Helen McCarthy

Tuesday 26 May, 8.30pm
Cinema Hotline: 0845 120 7527

Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Movie (12A)
(Japan 1999 Dir. Kunihiko Ikuhara 85 min)

This masterful condensation of the anime TV series of the same name is a unique, existential comic book adventure laced with gender-bending romance. The prismatic storyline follows cross-dressing Utena Tenjou¹s induction as a duellist at the Ohtori Academy, where she must fight her peers to protect the mysterious 'Rose Bride' who has the power change the world. In Japanese with English subtitles.

After the screening, anime expert Helen McCarthy will guide the audience through the various incarnations of manga artist Chiho Saito's original creation and explain why the movie is a metaphysical trip which marks a visually stunning watershed in the development of Japanese anime.
Cinema Hotline: 0845 120 7527

Ticket prices:
Book online and save up to £2 off every ticket!
Standard: £7.50 online (£9.50 full price)
Barbican Members: £6.50 online (£7.50 full price)
Concessions: £7.50
Under 15: £4.50

Source: Barbican
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