Howl's Moving Castle DVD

Howl's Moving Castle DVD Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 (Europe) or region Free DVD Player in order to play Acclaimed Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki adapts British writer Diana Wynne Jones&39;s popular fantasy tale for this animated feature adding his own unique and celebrated dreamlike spin The dreaded Witch of the Waste turns Sophie a young hat-maker into an old woman when she attracts the notice of Howl a young wizard whom the witch desires for herself As the old woman Sophie finds refuge as a cleaning lady in Howl&39;s magical castle an impressively realised mishmash of anthropomorphic shafts and gears where she meets among other wonders a cantankerous fire demon named Calcifer Howl&39;s courage inspires her to seek a cure for her curse and vice versa and the two work together to prevent a major war as the castle roams the countryside on its mechanical legs There&39;s lots of magic afoot as well including travel through barriers of space and time and shape-shifting requiring full viewer attention to keep track of who where and when but this how dreams really are and the film engages on that same subconscious level As with Miyazaki&39;s previous work (&39;Spirited Away&39; &39;Kiki&39;s Delivery Service&39;) the emphasis here is on creating a beautiful alternate reality where anything can happen and every frame is a breathtaking work of art
DVD9214

£11.49

View

Similar products

The Doctor Who Audio Annual : Multi-Doctor stories
The Doctor Who Audio Annual : Multi-Doctor stories
BKE3532
£9.49
The Evening Chorus
The Evening Chorus
BKD9847
£5.99
Winter is Coming Game of Thrones Goblet
Winter is Coming Game of Thrones Goblet
GADA3498
£35.49
Feature
Djeco Glitter boards - India
Djeco Glitter boards - India
3786503
£15.00