Howl's Moving Castle 2004
Title: Howl's Moving Castle
Original title: Hauru no ugoku shiro
Release year: 2004
Country: Japan

When an unconfident 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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“Howl’s Moving Castle” is a 2004 Japanese animated fantasy film directed by Hayao Miyazaki, based on the novel of the same name by Diana Wynne Jones. The movie is a magical and captivating tale that will enchant audiences of all ages.

The story follows a young girl named Sophie, who is transformed into an old woman by a curse cast by the wicked Witch of the Waste. To break the curse, Sophie seeks the help of the wizard Howl, who lives in a mysterious moving castle. Along the way, Sophie befriends a lively scarecrow named Turnip Head and a powerful fire demon named Calcifer, who powers the castle.

The animation in “Howl’s Moving Castle” is absolutely breathtaking. The intricate details and stunning landscapes transport the viewer to a world of magic and wonder. The character designs are also superb, capturing the unique personalities and quirks of each character.

The voice acting in the English dubbed version is top-notch, with standout performances from Christian Bale as Howl, Jean Simmons as the Witch of the Waste, and Billy Crystal as Calcifer. The music score, composed by Joe Hisaishi, perfectly captures the whimsical and emotional tone of the film.

Overall, “Howl’s Moving Castle” is a masterful work of animation that showcases the brilliance of Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli. It is a must-see for fans of fantasy, animation, and storytelling in general.

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Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Actor: Akihiro Miwa,Akio Ôtsuka,Albano Jerónimo,Billy Crystal,Blythe Danner,Bridget Hoffman,Carlos Alazraqui,Chieko Baishô,Christian Bale,Christina MacGregor,Cornelia Dahlgren,Crispin Freeman,Daijirô Harada,Daran Norris,David Cowgill,Dee Bradley Baker,Edie Mirman,Emily Mortimer,Haruko Katô,Holly Dorff,Hope Levy,Ike Eisenmann,Jean Simmons,Jena Malone,Joana Seixas,João Secundino,Joel McCrary,Josh Hutcherson,Julia Barnett,Ken Yasuda,Kristen Rutherford,Lauren Bacall,Leslie Carrara-Rudolph,Liliana Mumy,Manabu Muraji,Márcia Leal,Mari Devon,Mark Silverman,Mayuno Yasokawa,Mitch Carter,Mitsunori Isaki,Moosie Drier,Newell Alexander,Peter Renaday,Richard Steven Horvitz,Rosemary Alexander,Rui de Sá,Ryunosuke Kamiki,São José Correia,Scott McAfee,Sherry Hursey,Shigeyuki Totsugi,Susanne Blakeslee,Takuya Kimura,Tatsuya Gashûin,Victor Emanuel,Warren Sroka,Will Friedle,Yayoi Kazuki,Yô Ôizumi