PG | | Animation, Adventure, Family
A young boy and a girl with a magic crystal must race against pirates and foreign agents in a search for a legendary floating castle.
The weaponry and mechanical settings in Laputa is a mixture of British and German designs. Miyazaki is a fan of German weaponry (he has manga works like The Return of Hans and Otto Carius - both about WWII German tank crews), so soldier's uniform, ... ...
Hey, Pop! I've finally found ya an assistant!
Papa: Stop yelling at me! I can hear you. Believe me, sometimes I wish I couldn't.
Papa: Come on, assistant! Let's see what you can do!
Louis: Uh, hurry up. He is even tougher than my mother.
Papa: I need someone who's *...
When Muska is announcing his rise in rank and plan to the soldiers, he is shown from the side wearing his red uniform, but the next shot from just in front of him shows it changed to green before it's shown afterward, always red.
The end credits show the remains of the castle Laputa floating on Earth's orbit.
$1,315,182 (France) (17 January 2003)
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