The Boy and the Heron

COMING SOON | Laser IMAX® 2D | PG-13 | 124 min. | Animation, Adventure, Drama

Screening December 8 – 14, 2023

Death comes to an end. Life finds a new beginning.

A young boy named Mahito yearning for his mother ventures into a world shared by the living and the dead. There, death comes to an end and life finds a new beginning. From the mind of Hayao Miyazaki comes a semi-autobiographical fantasy about life, death, and creation, in tribute to friendship.

This film is presented in English.

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Film Credits

Rating: PG-13
Starring: William Dafoe, Gemma Chan, Robert Pattinson, Christian Bale
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Runtime: 124 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama
Release year: 2023

About the IMAX® Theatre and Tickets

The Bullock Museum IMAX® Theatre is the first and only Laser IMAX theater in Texas and features enhanced 12-channel immersive audio and luxury seating. Enjoy concessions such as specialty popcorn, assorted candies, and beverages, including sodas and bottled water.

The IMAX Theatre is now offering beer, wine, and spirits during feature film screenings. Alcohol sales are available from one hour before the first feature film until 30 minutes after the start of the last feature film.

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