Sat., Feb. 1 at 4 pm
Experience Hayao Miyazaki’s enchanting animated classic Spirited Away on Pittsburgh’s largest screen! Heralded by many anime fans as one of the greatest Japanese animated films ever, Spirited Away won the 2003 Oscar for Best Animated Feature and remains as dazzling as ever.
In this feature by the noted Japanese director Miyazaki, 10-year-old Chihiro (Rumi Hiiragi) and her parents (Takashi Naitô, Yasuko Sawaguchi) stumble upon a seemingly abandoned amusement park. After her mother and father are turned into giant pigs, Chihiro meets the mysterious Haku (Miyu Irino), who explains that the park is a resort for supernatural beings who need a break from their time spent in the earthly realm, and that she must work there to free herself and her parents.
Image: © 2001 Studio Ghibli – NDDTM