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New South Wales and Victoria to Receive New Screenings of When Marnie Was There


Reside in either New South Wales or Victoria and have yet to go and see the Studio Ghibli / Hiromasa Yonebayashi animated feature film When Marnie Was There? Australian anime publisher Madman Entertainment have confirmed that extra subtitled and dubbed sessions are now set to be held this weekend and the days following it.

While more specifics regarding session times can be found HERE, cinemas confirmed to be holding the extra round of screenings are: Dendy Newtown (New South Wales), Event George Street (New South Wales) and Cinema Nova (Victoria).

Official Synopsis for When Marnie Was There

Twelve-year-old Anna believes she sits outside the invisible magic circle to which most people belong, and shuts herself off from everyone around her.

Concerned for her health, Anna’s foster mother decides to send her to rural Hokkaido to stay in a sleepy town by the sea. As she dreams her days away amongst the marshes, Anna finds herself strangely drawn to the enigmatic house which sits upon the edge there. This is where she meets Marnie, an energetic young girl who seems to appear from nowhere. The pair quickly becomes inseparable.

One evening, Marnie makes a heartfelt request of Anna: “Promise me something – that we’ll remain a secret, forever.” Anna begins to wonder about her newfound friend and is compelled to investigate the truth about her. As she is drawn deeper into Marnie’s world, she begins to learn about family, friendship and kindness.

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