Howl no ugoku shiro (Howl?s Moving Castle). 2004. Japan. Written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki.
A North American premiere. Sophie works diligently in a hat shop while her countrymen go off to war in the fervent spirit of imperial conquest. After befriending the mysterious boy Howl, Sophie is transformed by magic into an old woman. The ensuing madcap adventures in Howl?s moving sky-castle remind her that her joy can never be fully suppressed. 118 min.
Monday, June 6, 8:30. T1
Added by higa on June 1, 2005