Barbican Film Japanimation February - March 2010
Box Office: 0845 120 7527

Tuesday 23 February
6.00pm – Astro Boy (PG*) (Japan 2009 Dir. David Bowers 94 min)

In Japanese with English subtitles
Helen McCarthy introduces the latest version of Osamu Tezuka's enduring young super-hero Astro Boy. A brilliant scientist creates a child-robot to replace his dead son, but Astro fails to fulfill his father's expectations and runs away. Battling against prejudice and greed, he must return to Metro City to save the Earth.

Tuesday 30 March
8.30pm – The Sky Crawlers (Sukai kurora) (15*) (Japan 2008 Dir. Mamoru Oshii 122 min)

In Japanese with English subtitles
Helen McCarthy introduces anime master Mamoru Oshii's nostalgic mystery The Sky Crawlers which boasts dizzying, almost photo-realistic aerial combat sequences. In an alternative, sci-fi World War II, eternally adolescent Kildren fighter pilots live everyday to the full in the knowledge that it could be their last as players in a never-ending deadly game.
Box Office: 0845 120 7527

Ticket prices:
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Under 15: £4.50
Monday Madness: all tickets £5.50

With 3 cinemas in the Centre, Barbican Film offers the best new film releases alongside a unique programme of special events and seasons, including the Silent Film & Live Music Series as well as the London Children's Film Festival and the London Australian Film Festival every year. See

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