THE BOY WHO WANTED TO BE A BEAR

This hugely satisfying treat (rarely seen in the UK) is from Danish animation maestro Jannik Hastrup. It tells the touching story of a boy taken from his family and raised by bears; when reclaimed by his original parents he has trouble adjusting to life in the human world.

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HAVE A NICE DAY

Liu Jian’s HAVE A NICE DAY is a whirlwind neo-noir that cements his place as a pioneering force in independent Chinese animation. Screening as part of the new MUBI x Genesis partnership, all ticket holders will get a free month of hand-picked films to watch online.

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HAVE A NICE DAY + SRP LIVE

A hard rain is about to fall on a small town in Southern China. In a desperate attempt to find money to save his fiancée’s failed plastic surgery, Xiao Zhang steals a bag containing 1 million yuan from his boss. News of the robbery spreads fast…

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WAKING LIFE

WAKING LIFE screens at Deptford Cinema (19:30): Entirely rotoscoped, WAKING LIFE is Richard Linklater’s first animated feature, following one man left adrift in a town which becomes increasingly dream-like the longer he stays.

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