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SPIRITED AWAY

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Spirited Away

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG
runtime:
130 minutes
Limited Release Date:
09/20/02
performer:
Daveigh Chase, Miyu Irino, Takashi Naito, Mari Natsuki
director:
Hayao Miyazaki
distributor:
Walt Disney Pictures
author:
Hayao Miyazaki
genre:
Animation, Foreign Language

We gave it an A

Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki’s sublime, fluid masterpiece about a 10-year-old girl lost in a shadowy amusement park for the spirits is a triumph of psychological depth and artistic brilliance offered as the magical adventures of one skinny girl. If the words ”Walt Disney Studios Presents” (and warm-pitched, English-language dubbing by American actors including Suzanne Pleshette and David Ogden Stiers) bring more viewers to this marvel — as resplendent as any in the great Disney repertory — the gods and spirits of animated cinema will smile.

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