About

When Sophie, a shy young woman, is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking castle.

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Directed by

Hayao Miyazaki

Written by

Hayao Miyazaki (Screenplay)
Diana Wynne Jones (Novel)

Runtime

119 minutes

Country

Japan

Language

Japanese

Tagline

The two lived there.

Cast

Keywords

bakery witch anime demon curse castle flying steampunk rain scarecrow body exchange hatter based on young adult novel

Photos

Lists

#136 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

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

Studio Ghibli Feature Films Studio Ghibli

#415 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Animated Feature Film of the Year Hayao Miyazaki