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Sat 20.11
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Sun 21.11
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Sun 13.11
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The screenings of Howl's Moving Castle are in Norwegian.

Young Sophie is a modest hatter in an idyllic 19th century small town, where most things run on steam. When Sophie is magically transformed into an old lady, she runs away into the countryside in desperation – and happens upon a spectacular moving castle. The seemingly live castle is kept going by the fire demon Calcifer, who in turn is under the spell of a handsome young wizard by the name of Howl. Together, Sophie and Calcifer try to break the magical bonds that restrain them.

Howl’s Moving Castle is based on the popular young adult novel of the same name, written by Diana Wynne-Jones. However, the free-flowing creative genius of Hayao Miyazaki has transformed the story into a work that can definitely hold its own, and has become a natural part of Miyazaki’s animated universe.



Hayao Miyazaki (b. 1941) is the most highly respected director of animation films still living today. He has had a fruitful cooperation with Takahata Isao since 1971, and since 1985, they have run the famous Studio Ghibli from which he released his most famous films such as My Neighbor Totoro (1988), Princess Mononoke (1997), Spirited Away (2001) and Ponyo (2008).

This film is part of

Children's Films From the South Mangapolis

Original title ハウルの動く城

Country Japan

Year 2004

Director Hayao Miyazaki

Screenplay Hayao Miyazaki

Cinematography Atsushi Okui

Producer Rick Dempsey, Tomohiko Ishii, John Lasseter, Ned Lott, Hayao Miyazaki, Toshio Suzuki

Production Company Studio Ghibli

Distribution arthaus

Runtime 1h 59m

Language Japanese

Subtitles Norwegian

Genre Family, Animation, Adventure

Format DCP

Age limit 6

Links IMDb

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