Spirited Away (2002)
Spirited Away (2002) Genre(s): Animated | Family | Fantasy

AKA: Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi (2001)

Directed by: Jayao Miyazaki

Voice Credits: Daveigh Chase, Jason Marsden, Suzanne Pleshette, Susan Egan, Michael Chiklis, Lauren Holly, John Ratzenberger, Tara Strong

Synopsis: Upon entering what appears to be an abandoned theme park, Chihiro's parents are turned into pigs and Chihiro is forced to work for Yubaba at the bath house. Now it's up to Chihiro to save herself, her parents, and all those enslaved.

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Newt's movie review

Anime just isn't for me. The art and detail are simply amazing, but the way people are depicted is really distorted. I don't get it. The story isn't very complicated but it does use concepts unfamiliar to me like "radish spirits" and walking dinner.

Once again it's up to a little girl to avoid greed and remember her name and her family in order to save those around her. It worked for Castle in the Sky so I guess they just didn't mess with success.

Added 11 May 2003 at 11:00 AM

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