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Rated
PG
Runtime 119 min
Ratings
87% critics Rotten Tomatoes
93% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 8+ Common Sense Media
Genre Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Release 06/17/05
Actors Chieko Baishô, Takuya Kimura, Akihiro Miwa, Tatsuya Gashûin
Directors Hayao Miyazaki
A love story between an 18-year-old girl named Sophie, cursed by a witch into an old woman's body, and a magician named Howl. Under the curse, Sophie sets out to seek her fortune, which takes her to Howl's strange moving castle. In the castle, Sophie meets Howl's fire demon, named Karishifâ. Seeing that she is under a curse, the demon makes a deal with Sophie--if she breaks the contract he is under with Howl, then Karushifâ will lift the curse that Sophie is under, and she will return to her 18-year-old shape.
Genre Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Release 06/17/05
Actors Chieko Baishô, Takuya Kimura, Akihiro Miwa, Tatsuya Gashûin
Directors Hayao Miyazaki
A love story between an 18-year-old girl named Sophie, cursed by a witch into an old woman's body, and a magician named Howl. Under the curse, Sophie sets out to seek her fortune, which takes her to Howl's strange moving castle. In the castle, Sophie meets Howl's fire demon, named Karishifâ. Seeing that she is under a curse, the demon makes a deal with Sophie--if she breaks the contract he is under with Howl, then Karushifâ will lift the curse that Sophie is under, and she will return to her 18-year-old shape.