Thanks to our Spirited Away film sponsors Beth Kasser and East Zaibatsu Limited Company!
Doors open at 9:15am for pre-show activities hosted by the gang from Mildred & Dildred Toy Store! Pre-show activities at the 10:00am show only. This film will be screened in the English dubbed version.
“In scene after scene, Spirited Away unleashes so much wonder and visual imagination that you end up watching the movie in a state of rapturous, awestruck bliss.” – Rene Rodriguez, Miami Herald
Hayao Miyazaki’s stunning, Academy Award-winning masterpiece, Spirited Away, was the biggest box office hit of all-time in Japan, as well as a film that helped redefine the possibilities of animation for American audiences and a generation of new filmmakers. Wandering through an abandoned carnival site, ten-year-old Chichiro is separated from her parents and stumbles into a dream-like spirit world where she is put to work in a bathhouse for the gods, a place where all kinds of nonhuman beings come to refresh, relax and recharge. Here she encounters a vast menagerie of impossibly inventive characters — shape-shifting phantoms and spirits, some friendly, some less so — and must find the inner strength to outsmart her captors and return to her family. Combining Japanese mythology with Through the Looking Glass-type whimsy, Spirited Away cemented Miyazaki’s reputation as an icon of inspired animation and wondrous, lyrical storytelling. (Dir. by Hayao Miyazaki, 2002, Japan, dubbed in English, 125 mins, Rated PG)
Please note: strollers are not permitted inside the theater.