Director: Hayao Miyazaki, Kirk Wise Run Time: 125 min. Format: DCP Rating: PG Release Year: 2001
Starring: Miyu Irino, Suzanne Pleshette, Takashi Naitô, Daveigh Chase
A young girl fights to save her family in a strange other world in SPIRITED AWAY.
Spirited Away (aka Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi) tells the fantastical tale of a young girl named Chihiro whose family becomes trapped in a strange new world of spirits after making an unexpected stop during their move to the suburbs. However the amusement park they find themselves in isn’t what it seems, in fact it’s inhabited by demons, spirits, and evil gods! Soon Chihiro, along with her new friend Haku, try to reverse her parents’ mysterious transformation into animals and return to the world of the living.
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