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.
Although the film was not released in the United Kingdom until 23 September 2005, director Hayao Miyazaki personally traveled to England in the summer of 2004 to give a private showing of the film to Diana Wynne Jones.
But the newspaper says we won
Witch of the Waste: Only idiots believe what they read in the paper
Old Sophie: That's so strange I can't get Calcifer going!
Old Sophie: Do you have to keep smoking that it smells terrible!
Witch of the Waste: Don't deny an old witch her pleasures young lady
Old Sophie: Markl will you crack a ...
When Sophie leaves her bedroom, her dress has turned from green to blue. However, she couldn't have changed dresses because none of them would fit her after she was transformed (wider, much shorter, etc.).
$3,474,751 (Japan) (19 November 2004)
$4,710,455 (USA) (30 September 2005)
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