Visionary director Hayao Miyazaki's (Spirited Away, Princess Mononoke) animated adventure brims with imagination, humor, action and romance. Sophie, a teenage girl working in a hat shop, finds her life thrown into turmoil when she is swept off her feet by a wizard named Howl, and is subsequently turned into a 90-year-old woman by the Wicked Witch of the Waste. Embarking on an odyssey to lift the curse, she finds refuge in Howl's magical moving castle. With Sophie's love and support, Howl risks his life to help bring peace to the kingdom. Based on the novel by Diana Wynne Jones. In English. Official Web Site

Director:

Hayao Miyazaki

Cast:

Voices of Lauren Bacall, Christian Bale, Billy Crystal, Blythe Danner, Crispin Freeman, Josh Hutcherson, Jena Malone, Emily Mortimer, Liliana Mumy, Mark Silverman, Jean Simmons

MPAA Rating:

PG

Run Time:

1hr 59mins

Release Year:

2004

Country Of Origin:

Japan