Guillermo del Toro to Hold 'Master Class' on Miyazaki in Toronto
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is hosting a Studio Ghibli retrospective from December 13-January 3, and director Guillermo del Toro (Pacific Rim, Pan's Labyrinth) will kick off the event by hosting a Master Class session on December 12. The class will "consider [Hayao Miyazaki's] artistry with an extended introduction and post-screening discussion of Castle in the Sky."
The Master Class is currently sold out, but a limited number of tickets will be available 10 minutes before the screening starts.
The retrospective will also include screenings of the following films:
- My Neighbor Totoro (subtitled and dubbed)
- Howl's Moving Castle (subtitled and dubbed)
- Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (subtitled and dubbed)
- Only Yesterday (subtitled)
- Porco Rosso (subtitled and dubbed)
- Kiki's Delivery Service (subtitled and dubbed)
- Grave of the Fireflies (subtitled)
- Spirited Away (subtitled and dubbed)
- Pom Poko (subtitled and dubbed)
- The Cat Returns (subtitled and dubbed)
- Whisper of the Heart (subtitled and dubbed)
- Princess Mononoke (subtitled and dubbed)
- From Up On Poppy Hill (subtitled)
- The Secret World of Arrietty (dubbed)
- Ponyo (dubbed)
- Ocean Waves (subtitled)
- My Neighbors the Yamadas (subtitled)
Tickets go on sale for the screenings on December 4 for TIFF Members and on December 11 for the general public. The screenings will be held at the TIFF Bell Lightbox.
Del Toro is developing a live-action television adaptation of Naoki Urasawa's suspense manga Monster, and he already outlined the first season's episodes so Urasawa can review it before giving permission.