PG | | Animation, Adventure, Family
When an unconfident young woman is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking castle.
Symbols and metaphors are rampant in this story. The Castle is representative of Howl himself, a highly powerful yet disorganized mess, with a lot of baggage. The black gateway on the portal/dial is the way to Howl's psyche and unconscious, which he... ...
Looks like we have another addition to the family. Hmmm, you've got quite a nasty spell on you too, huh? Seems everyone in this family's got problems.
Sophie's top ribbon doesn't always reappear when she transforms back into her younger self.
JPY 1,444,469,305 (Japan) (21 November 2004)
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