UPDATED: ‘When Marnie Was There’ to Open Around SoCal, NorCal


An unusual summer takes shy, artistic Anna into a sweeping story of friendship, mystery and discovery in “When Marnie Was There,” a new film from the legendary Studio Ghibli, creators of “My Neighbor Totoro,” “Spirited Away” and “The Secret World of Arrietty.”

when marnie was there2Directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi and based on the novel by Joan G. Robinson, the animated film will open at the following California theaters. Some theaters will show both dubbed and subtitled versions; check local listings.

Friday, May 29

Laemmle Playhouse 7, 673 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena; (310) 478-3836; www.laemmle.com

Laemmle Town Center 5, 17200 Ventura Blvd., Encino; (310) 478-3836; www.laemmle.com (ends June 4)

Laemmle’s Landmark, 10850 W. Pico, Los Angeles; (310) 470-0492; www.laemmle.com (ends June 4)

University Town Center 6, 4245 Campus Dr., Irvine; (949) 854-8818; www.regmovies.com

Friday, June 5

Laemmle’s Music Hall, 9036 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills; (310) 478-3836; www.laemmle.com

Landmark Embarcadero, One Embarcadero Center, Promenade Level, San Francisco; (415) 353-0835; www.landmarktheatres.com

Landmark Shattuck Cinemas, 2230 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley; (510) 644-2992; www.landmarktheatres.com

Landmark Guild Theatre, 949 El Camino Real, Menlo Park; (650) 566-8367; www.landmarktheatres.com

Camera 3 Cinemas, 288 S. Second St., San Jose; (480) 294-3334; www.cameracinemas.com

Reading Gaslamp Stadium, 701 Fifth Ave., San Diego; (619) 232-0401; www.readingcinemasus.com/

Landmark La Jolla Village Cinemas, 8879 Villa La Jolla Dr., La Jolla; (858) 453-7622; www.landmarktheatres.com

The Nick, 210 Lincoln St., Santa Cruz; (831) 426-7500; http://thenick.com

Wednesday, June 10

Plaza de Oro, 371 S. Hitchcock Way, Santa Barbara; (877) 789-6684; www.metrotheatres.com

Friday, June 12

Summerfield Cinemas, 551 Summerfield Rd., Santa Rosa; (707) 525-8909; http://summerfieldcinemas.com

Laemmle NoHo 7, 5240 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood; (310) 478-3836; www.laemmle.com

For more information, visit www.whenmarniewastherefilm.com or go to the official Facebook page.



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