Japan – 2004, 114′
Acclaimed Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki adapts British writer Diana Wynne Jones’s popular fantasy tale for this animated feature, adding his own unique and celebrated dreamlike spin. As with Miyazaki’s previous work, the emphasis is on creating a beautiful alternate reality, where anything can happen and every frame is a breathtaking work of art.
1. Best Animated Feature Nomination – Oscars, 2006
2. Best Animated Film – New York Film Critics Circle Awards, 2005
3. Best Animation Film – Hong Kong Film Awards, 2006
The film has won 8 awards and was nominated for 13 more.