Akira15

Katsuhiro Ohtomo | Japan | 1988 | 2h 5m | Japanese/subs | Mitsuo Iwata, Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Toyama, Taro Ishida, Mizuho Suzuki, Tetsusho Genda

Neo-Tokyo, 2019. The city is being rebuilt post World War III when two high school dropouts, Kaneda and Tetsuo stumble across a secret government project to develop a new weapon – telekinetic humans. Katsuhiro Otomo’s landmark cyberpunk classic obliterated the boundaries of Japanese animation and forced the world to look into the future.

If you buy a ticket for this screening of Akira as well as Nausicaa Of The Valley Of The Wind (Sat 20 Nov, 15:15) and Paprika (Sat 20 Nov, 21:00) in a single transaction, you will receive a 15% discount on the total cost.

           

Screening as part of Japan 2020: Over 100 years of Japanese Cinema, a UK-wide film season supported by National Lottery and BFI Film Audience Network. bfijapan.co.uk

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We showed Akira between November 19, 2021 and November 19, 2021.

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Tomorrow (Tuesday 5th July)

20:30

Between Two Worlds 12A
Socially distanced
1h 47m | French w/ English subtitles
Juliet Binoche (Three Colours Blue, Cache) stars as an author going undercover as a cross-Channel ferry cleaner to research an upcoming book.

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Wednesday 6th July

15:45

Between Two Worlds 12A
1h 47m | French w/ English subtitles
Juliet Binoche (Three Colours Blue, Cache) stars as an author going undercover as a cross-Channel ferry cleaner to research an upcoming book.

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18:15

Il Buco U
Socially distanced
1h 33m | Italian w/ English subtitles
Michelangelo Frammartino returns with another work of mystical beauty somewhere between drama and documentary set in the mountains of Southern Italy.

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20:30

The Ladykillers PG
1h 27m
Ealing comedy caper in which a group of oddball criminals move into a little old lady's boarding house to plot an elaborate heist. What could go wrong?

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Our beautiful art deco inspired auditorium can be found just off East Oxford's Cowley Road. We are open 7 days a week. We open the cinema and box office 30 minutes before the scheduled start time of each film, and the Box Office then closes 10 minutes after the film starts. We don’t show adverts, just a couple of trailers, so don't be late as the film itself starts very close to the advertised time!