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.
I feel terrible, like there's a weight on my chest.
Young Sophie: A heart's a heavy burden.
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)