**AJSV members only offer - 5 x Double Passes!**
Cinema Nova kindly offered 5 double passes for 'YOUR NAME' ('Kimi no Na wa' in Japanese) which has made the official Oscar consideration list in the Best Animated Feature category. The film will be pursuing one of five nomination spots in its category for the 89th annual Academy Awards.
Your Name has captivated audiences in Japan and has earned more than $17.9 Billion yen at the box office in Japan to date since opening on August 26, 2016. The film is currently ranked as the #7 highest grossing film of all time in Japan after 'Princess Mononoke'.
YOUR NAME is a magical anime adventure about a mysterious connection between two students from opposite ends of Japan.
Mitsuha and Taki are two total strangers living completely different lives. But when Mitsuha makes a wish to leave her mountain town and for the bustling city of Tokyo, they become connected in a bizarre way. She dreams she is a boy living in Tokyo while Taki dreams he is a girl from a rural town he’s never been to. What does their newfound connection mean? And how will it bring them together?
Directed by Makoto Shinkai ('The Garden of Words', '5 Centimetres per Second' etc), one of the leading lights in a new generation of Japanese animators, YOUR NAME is a charming crowd pleaser sure to delight Japanophiles and animation fans alike. Japanese language, English subtitles.
The film will be released on Thursday 24 November at Cinema Nova, 380 Lygon Street, Carlton.
More info about the film and Makoto Shinkai's works, click links.
Here is the Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7esdtA3Ue8
To go into the draw, please send an email with your name & mobile number to events with 'Your Name' as subject. Entries will be closed at 12pm on Friday 18 November 2016. Winners will be contacted by 2pm on the same day.
The competition is only open to AJSV membership holders and the membership has to be active at the time of entry.
Each entrant may only submit one eligible entry to the competition. Where multiple entries are submitted, only the first will be accepted.
The winners will be selected at random using Random Picker (https://www.randompicker.com/).
In the event that the a winner cancel his/her entry, we will select another winner from other entrant received.
Where we do not receive as many eligible entries as there are prizes, we do not under any obligation to distribute all of the prizes.