Kate’s Take Podcast

#8 Castle In The Sky

January 19, 2017

Kate continues Miyazaki month with the first film to come from Studio Ghibli, Castle in the Sky. This episode talks about the history of Studio Ghibli and poses a new film theory that Castle in the Sky is an allegory for genealogy or the search of your ancestral roots.

 

Sources:

IMDB Trivia on Castle in the Sky: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0092067/trivia?ref_=tt_trv_trv

Studio Ghibli history: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Studio_Ghibli

Highest grossing films in Japan: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_highest-grossing_films_in_Japan

Study on memories passed down in DNA: http://www.nature.com/articles/nn.3594.epdf?referrer_access_token=9XLm27A8J_adXknih_VkmNRgN0jAjWel9jnR3ZoTv0MLhU4y4LZkONbbyIJwg8aP95fxT3WZmPpkBGiHfLfX0yfM79Am0xNBgmHVATzMsEw

Telegraph article on memories in DNA: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/science-news/10486479/Phobias-may-be-memories-passed-down-in-genes-from-ancestors.html