Spirited Away(Movie, 2001)

Original title: "千と千尋の神隠し" (Japanese/JA)
| 2h 5min | Genres: Animation, Kids & Family, Fantasy
Spirited AwayRating: 4.3/5 (with 57225,722 votes) 552
Spirited Away (Japanese: 千と千尋の神隠し, Hepburn: Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi, 'Sen and Chihiro's Spiriting Away') is a 2001 Japanese animated fantasy film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki, animated by Studio Ghibli for Tokuma Shoten, Nippon Television Network, Dentsu, Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Tohokushinsha Film, and Mitsubishi. The film stars Rumi Hiiragi, Miyu Irino, Mari Natsuki, Takeshi Naito, Yasuko Sawaguchi, Tsunehiko Kamijō, Takehiko Ono, and Bunta Sugawara. Spirited Away tells the story of Chihiro Ogino (Hiiragi), a 10-year-old girl who, while moving to a new neighbourhood, enters the world of Kami (spirits of Japanese Shinto folklore). After her parents are turned into pigs by the witch Yubaba (Natsuki), Chihiro takes a job working in Yubaba's bathhouse to find a way to free herself and her parents and return to the human world. Miyazaki wrote the script after he decided the film would be based on the 10-year-old daughter of his friend Seiji Okuda, the movie's associate producer, who came to visit his house each summer. At the time, Miyazaki was developing two personal projects, but they were rejected. With a budget of US$19 million, production of Spiri... ()
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Awards & Nominations for Spirited Away

Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Golden Bear Animation Kobe Theatrical Film Award Academy Award for Best Animated Feature European Film Award for Best Non-european Film

About Spirited Away

A young girl, Chihiro, becomes 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 her family.

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Production country: Japan
Plays in: Japan
Made by: Studio Ghibli
Original language: Japanese (JA)
Spoken languages: Japanese (JA)
Translated into 42 languages: Arabic (AR), Belarusian (BE), Bulgarian (BG), Catalan (CA), Chinese (Cantonese) (CN), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Esperanto (EO), Spanish (ES), Basque (EU), Persian (FA), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hindi (HI), Croatian (HR), Hungarian (HU), Indonesian (ID), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Latvian (LV), Norwegian Bokmål (NB), Dutch (NL), Norwegian (NO), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Slovenian (SL), Serbian (SR), Swedish (SV), Thai (TH), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Vietnamese (VI), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 09/20/2002 (World premiere: 07/20/2001)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Producer: Toshio Suzuki
Screenwriter: Hayao Miyazaki
Executive Producer: Yasuyoshi Tokuma
Film Editor: Takeshi Seyama
Director of Photography: Atsushi Okui
Composer: Joe Hisaishi
Performer: Joe Hisaishi
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"El viatge de Chihiro"
"Chihiros Reise ins Zauberland"
"Chihiro ilmmiid gaskkas"
"Le Voyage de Chihiro"
"Shahr Ashbah"
"Shahr-e Ashbah"
"Shahre Ashbah"
"Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakuchi"
"Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi"
"Sen gwa Chihiro ui Haengbang Bulmyeong"
"센과 치히로의 행방불명"
"Unesenniye prizrakami"
"Sen and Chihiro's Spiriting Away"
"The Spiriting Away of Sen and Chihiro"
Budget: 19,000,000 USD
Revenue: 274,925,095 USD (= 1,447%)
Aspect Ratio: widescreen

18 movies in the Collection

1984 Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind ("風の谷のナウシカ")
1986 Castle in the Sky ("天空の城ラピュタ")
1988 Grave of the Fireflies ("火垂るの墓")
1988 My Neighbor Totoro ("となりのトトロ")
1989 Kiki's Delivery Service ("魔女の宅急便")
1991 Only Yesterday ("おもひでぽろぽろ")
1992 Porco Rosso ("紅の豚")
1994 Pom Poko ("平成狸合戦ぽんぽこ")
1997 Princess Mononoke ("もののけ姫")
1999 My Neighbors the Yamadas ("ホーホケキョとなりの山田くん")
2001 Spirited Away
2004 Howl's Moving Castle ("ハウルの動く城")
2008 Ponyo ("崖の上のポニョ")
2010 The Secret World of Arrietty ("借りぐらしのアリエッティ")
2011 From Up on Poppy Hill ("コクリコ坂から")
2013 The Tale of the Princess Kaguya ("かぐや姫の物語")
2013 The Wind Rises ("風立ちぬ")
2014 When Marnie Was There ("思い出のマーニー")

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