Spirited Away

Release Date: September 20th, 2002

PG |2 hr 5 min

Plot Summary

In this animated feature by noted Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki, 10-year-old Chihiro (Rumi Hiiragi) and her parents (Takashi Naitô, Yasuko Sawaguchi) stumble upon a seemingly abandoned amusement park. After her mother and father are turned into giant pigs, Chihiro meets the mysterious Haku (Miyu Irino), who explains that the park is a resort for supernatural beings who need a break from their time spent in the earthly realm, and that she must work there to free herself and her parents.

Cast: Rumi Hîragi, Miyu Irino, Mari Natsuki, Takashi Naitô, Yasuko Sawaguchi, Tatsuya Gashuin, Ryûnosuke Kamiki, Yumi Tamai

Director: Hayao Miyazaki

Genres: Adventure , Anime , Fantasy

Keywords: 2000s , Father , Growing up , Daughter , Mother , Creative , Family , Rescue ,

Awards

Winner Animated Feature Film
Nominated Film Not in the English Language
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2004)