Hauru No Ugoku Shiro (original title): Howl's Moving Castle

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Hayao Miyazaki, the Japanese animation director who wowed audiences worldwide with his award-winning film Spirited Away, brings another visually spectacular tale of imagination to the screen. Sophie is an 18-year-old girl who toils in the hat shop opened years ago by her late father. Often harassed by local boys, one day Sophie is unexpectedly befriended by Howl, a strange but flamboyant wizard whose large home can travel under its own power. However, the Witch of the Waste is displeased with Sophie and Howl's budding friendship, and turns the pretty young woman into an ugly and aged hag. Sophie takes shelter in Howl's castle, and attempts to find a way to reverse the witch's spell with the help of Calcifer, a subdued but powerful demon who exists in the form of fire, and Markl, who protects the four-way door which can instantly take visitors to other lands and dimensions. Howl's Moving Castle was released in North America by Walt Disney Pictures, who distributed the film both in its original Japanese and in a dubbed English version; the English-speaking voice cast includes Christian Bale, Emily Mortimer, Jean Simmons, Lauren Bacall, and Billy Crystal. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi
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Grouped Work ID 127522b9-f30d-dac1-6b02-ea0ee1fee384
Grouping Title hauru no ugoku shiro original title howls moving castle
Grouping Author walt disney
Grouping Category movie
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auth_author2 Bacall, Lauren, 1924-
Bale, Christian, 1974-
Crystal, Billy.
Danner, Blythe.
Hisaishi, Joe.
Jones, Diana Wynne.
Miyazaki, Hayao, 1941-
Mortimer, Emily.
Okui, Atsushi.
Simmons, Jean, 1929-2010.
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Bale, Christian,1974-
Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
Crystal, Billy.
Danner, Blythe.
Hisaishi, Joe.
Jones, Diana Wynne.
Miyazaki, Hayao,1941-
Mortimer, Emily.
Okui, Atsushi.
Simmons, Jean,1929-2010.
Walt Disney Home Entertainment (Firm)
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display_description A young woman named Sophie is cursed by the Witch of the Waste and is turned into an old woman who is unable to tell anyone of her plight. Unable to continue her job at her mother's hat shop, she goes to the ambulatory castle of the notorious wizard Howl and insinuates herself into his household. Sophie befriends Calcifer, the fire demon who powers the castle and who is bound to Howl by a contract, the terms of which Calcifer cannot reveal. They promise to help each other with their problems. Like Calcifer, Howl can also see through the Witch's spell, and he and Sophie fall in love. Sophie helps Howl confront his former teacher, and the Witch of the Waste.
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subject_facet Action and adventure films
Adventure -- Animation -- Feature
Animated films
Animated films -- Videodiscs
Fantasy -- Animation -- Feature
Feature films
Man-woman relationships -- Drama
Science fiction -- Animation -- Feature
Science fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Witches -- Drama
Wizards -- Drama
title_display Hauru No Ugoku Shiro (original title): Howl's Moving Castle
title_full Hauru No Ugoku Shiro (original title): [DVD] Howl's Moving Castle / Walt Disney Home Entertainment presents a Studio Ghibli film ; Dentsu Music and Entertainment, Inc. ; Mitsubishi Corporation ; NTV ; Tohokushinska Film Corp. ; Tokuma Shoten ; produced by Rick Dempsey, Ned Lott, Toshio Suzuki ; screenplay, Hayao Miyazaki ; directed by Hayao Miyazaki
title_short Hauru No Ugoku Shiro (original title):
title_sub Howl's Moving Castle
topic_facet Action and adventure films
Animated films
Feature films
Man-woman relationships
Science fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
upc 786936296662