Howl's Moving Castle
CAST: Chieko Baisho, Takuya Kimura, Akihiro Miwa DIRECTOR: Hayao Miyazaki SATURDAYS WITH STUDIO GHIBLI
Sophie, a quiet girl working in a hat shop, finds her life thrown into turmoil when she is literally swept off her feet by a handsome but mysterious wizard named Howl. The vain and vengeful Witch of the Waste, jealous of their friendship, puts a curse on Sophie and turns her into a 90-year-old woman. On a quest to break the spell, Sophie climbs aboard Howl's magnificent moving castle and into a new life of wonder and adventure. But as the true power of Howl's wizardry is revealed, Sophie finds herself fighting to protect them both from a dangerous war of sorcery that threatens their world.
Howl's Moving Castle has the logic of a dream: behind every door lie multiple realities, one more astonishing than the next.David Ansen, Newsweek
A richly inventive and enchanting delight.Anthony Lane, New Yorker
The rich landscapes and colours just jump off the screen at you in the best possible ways. Each character has such unique features and expressions that make them truly stand out.Stephanie Cooke, Rogues Portal