PG | | Animation, Adventure, Family
During her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts.
The theme of not looking back is an homage to the Shinto Myth of Izanagi (& Izanami) escaping from the Underground World of Death (Yomino Kuni), which is very similar to the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. Many of the characters in this ... ...
I'll miss you, Chihiro. Your best friend, Rumi.
The smudge on Chihiro's face changes shape, switches sides, and disappears at random during the first 40 minutes of the movie.
The credits have a series of still images from the film. The last image before the film fades is Chihiro's shoe in the river.
$1,052,197 (France) (19 April 2002)
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