A wondrous fantasy about a young girl, Chihiro, trapped in a strange new world of spirits. When her parents undergo a mysterious transformation, she must call upon the courage she never knew she had to free herself and return her family to the outside world. An unforgettable story brimming with creativity, Spirited Away will take you on a journey beyond your imagination. “To enter the world of Hayao Miyazaki is to experience a kind of lighthearted enchantment that is unique to the world of animation” (Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times). It’s a fantastic tale the whole family will want to experience over and over again.
This Fall, in partnership with The State Theatre, CJS celebrates some of the greatest and most influential films of all time from the legendary Japanese animation team at Studio Ghibli.
Directed by Hayao Miyazaki.
2002. 125 minutes. Rated PG. Japanese with English subtitles.