Producer: Hironori Aihara, Donald W. Ernst, Ryoichi Fukuyama
Writer: Hayao Miyazaki
Release Date: Oct 28, 2018
Runtime: 2hr 15m
Fathom Events and GKIDS are excited to bring Hayao Miyazaki’s Spirited Away to movie theatres nationwide for a special three-day event on October 28, 29 & 30 as part of Studio Ghibli Fest 2018. Winner of the Academy Award® for Best Animated Feature, Hayao Miyazaki’s wondrous fantasy adventure is a dazzling masterpiece from one of the most celebrated filmmakers in the history of animation. Chihiro’s family is moving to a new house, but when they stop on the way to explore an abandoned village, her paretns undergo a mysterious transformation and Chihiro is whisked into a world of fantastical spirits ruled over by the sorceress Yubaba. Put to work in a magical bathhouse for spirits and demons, Chihiro must use all her wits to survive in this strange new place, find a way to free her parents and return to the normal world. Overflowing with imaginative creatures and thrilling storytelling, Spirited Away became a worldwide smash hit, and is one the most critically acclaimed films of all time.
Did You Know?
The cleansing of the river spirit is based on a real-life incident in Hayao Miyazaki's life in which he participated in the cleaning of a river, removing, among other things, a bicycle.