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Two sisters move to the country with their father in order to be closer to their hospitalized mother, and discover the surrounding trees are inhabited by Totoros, magical spirits of the forest. When the youngest runs away from home, the older sister seeks help from the spirits to find her.

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Directed by

Hayao Miyazaki

Written by

Hayao Miyazaki (Writer)

Runtime

86 minutes

Country

Japan

Language

Japanese

Tagline

These strange creatures still exist in Japan. Probably.

Cast

Keywords

sibling relationship anime magical creature hospital japan village super power mother rural setting leave new neighbor new home cute

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Lists

#132 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#262 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#275 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

#41 on The 100 Best Films Of World Cinema Empire