Horus, Prince of the Sun

NYICFF’s Festival Flashback celebrates the golden anniversary of a mythical tale from famed Studio Ghibli founders Isao Takahata and Hayao Miyazaki—a film some say sparked the birth of anime. In this East-meets-West take on The Sword in the Stone, Japanese Ainu legend is transposed to a Norse setting filled with adventure. Enter our hero Horus, who ventures through snowy land and Ghibli-esque sea journeys to save a village from evil Grunwaald. He meets a new friend, the regal but mysterious Hilda, who may be more complicated than Horus could ever imagine…


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Horus, Prince of the Sun Screenings:

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   Sat Feb 24, 12:45pm Cinépolis Chelsea
   Sat Mar 10, 10:45am IFC Center
   Sun Mar 11, 1:00pm Museum of the Moving Image

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