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James and the Giant Peach

Saturday, Nov 4 at 1:30 pm

Location: Redstone Theater

The November 4 screening is in the Bartos Screening Room.

Dir. Henry Selick. 1996, 79 mins. 35mm. With Joanna Lumley, Paul Terry, Jane Leeves, Simon Callow, David Thewlis, Susan Sarandon, Pete Postlethwaite, Miriam Margolyes, Steven Culp, Richard Dreyfuss. Following their triumphant collaboration on The Nightmare Before Christmas, producer Tim Burton and director Selick employ both live action and stop-motion animation to realize Roald Dahl’s wondrous tale about a young orphan (Terry) who grows a magical, colossal iteration of the fuzzy fruit. In defiance of his two evil aunts hellbent on making money off of the miraculous crop, James and an assortment of colorful insect friends escape and set sail for New York City. 

Tickets: $15 / $11 senior and students / $9 youth (ages 3–17) / free for MoMI members at the Senior/Student level and above. Order tickets. Please pick up tickets at the Museum’s admissions desk upon arrival. All seating is general admission. Review safety protocols before your visit.