HAR: Enviromental Hygiene

Ratatouille. Dir. Brad Bird. Buena Vista Pictures. 2007.

Ratatouille. Dir. Brad Bird. Buena Vista Pictures. 2007. 150 150 Jenny Marshall

In the Ratatouille scene where Remy and Emile enter an old woman’s house, questions of animal invasion into human spaces are raised. The woman’s reaction is to kill the trespassing rats; a…

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Ratatouille. Dir. Brad Bird . Walt Disney Pictures . 2007.

Ratatouille. Dir. Brad Bird . Walt Disney Pictures . 2007. 150 150 Rachel Buttery

Ratatouille’s exploration of human cruelty towards rats is encapsulated in the scene where an old lady discovers that her home is infested by rats.   The old lady is introduced…

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Ratatouille. Dir. Brad Bird . Walt Disney Pictures . 2007.

Ratatouille. Dir. Brad Bird . Walt Disney Pictures . 2007. 150 150 Rachel Buttery

Ratatouille’s exploration of human cruelty towards rats is encapsulated in the scene where an old lady discovers that her home is infested by rats.   The old lady is introduced…

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Pom Poko. Dir. Isao Takahata. Studio Ghibli. 1994.

Pom Poko. Dir. Isao Takahata. Studio Ghibli. 1994. 150 150 Christopher Dobelmann

Pom Poko. Dir. Isao Takahata. Studio Ghibli. 1994 Pom Poko (Heisei Tanuki Gassen Ponpoko) is written and directed by Isao Takahata, a co-founder of Studio Ghibli which animated and published…

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Ratatouille. Dir. Brad Bird and Jan Pinkava. Buena Vista Pictures Distribution. 2007.

Ratatouille. Dir. Brad Bird and Jan Pinkava. Buena Vista Pictures Distribution. 2007. 150 150 Laura Lee

Brad Bird and Jan Pinkava’s 2007 animated family film Ratatouille follows the journey of a rat named Remy who has a dream of becoming a chef.[1] Like most family films, Ratatouille has an…

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Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind. Dir. Hayao Miyazaki. Studio Ghibli. 1984.

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind. Dir. Hayao Miyazaki. Studio Ghibli. 1984. 150 150 Elizabeth Cherry

Hayao Miyazaki’s 1984 film ‘Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind’ follows the adventures of a young princess named Nausicaä who is part of one of the last tribes of…

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Stalker. Dir. Andrei Tarkovsky. Mosfilm. 1979.

Stalker. Dir. Andrei Tarkovsky. Mosfilm. 1979. 150 150 Isaac Whiting

Andrei Tarkovsky’s science-fiction film, Stalker (1979), is marked by depression, desolation and barren wastelands.[1] The film’s loose narrative follows three men into The Zone, a disturbingly conscious and supernatural area of nuclear disaster.…

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Samsara. Dir. Ron Fricke. Oscilloscope Laboratories. 2011.

Samsara. Dir. Ron Fricke. Oscilloscope Laboratories. 2011. 150 150 Isaac Whiting

Samsara (2011) is a non-narrative documentary directed by Ron Fricke.[1] “Samsara” is a Sanskrit word for the cycle of birth, life and death. Through this theme, the film aims to ‘illuminate the…

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Happy Feet. Dir. George Miller. Warner Bros. Pictures. 2006.

Happy Feet. Dir. George Miller. Warner Bros. Pictures. 2006. 150 150 Laura Lee

The Warner Bros. Pictures (2006) film Happy Feet tells the heart-warming tale of Mumble (Elijah Wood), a dancing emperor penguin who is a little different from the rest of his kind.[1] Mumble becomes…

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My Neighbour Totoro. Dir. Hayao Miyazaki. Studio Ghibli. 1988.

My Neighbour Totoro. Dir. Hayao Miyazaki. Studio Ghibli. 1988. 150 150 Emma Redley

My Neighbour Totoro is a Japanese animation film produced by Studio Ghibli and directed by Hayao Miyazaki. It was released in 1988 and helped bring fame and recognition to Studio…

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