Spirited Away

December 22, 2008
By Bapalapa2 ELITE, Brooklyn, New York
Bapalapa2 ELITE, Brooklyn, New York
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Move Review: “Spirited Away”

A 124-minute movie called Spirited Away by the director, Hayao Miyazaki, represents a beautiful animation movie.

The film begins with a ten-year old girl, Chihiro, and her parents moving into a new town. However, her dad turned down the incorrect street and decided to see what the other side looks like. But, Chihiro persuades her parents to go back. At the dead-end, a building like an old theme park stood. Chihiro and her parents start walking and notice, there are stores with delicious food. Without any employees, Chihiro's parents begin to swallow the food and tell Chihiro that they will pay later, and that she doesn't have to be anxious. Chihiro however refuses to eat and runs away from her parents.

Chihiro wanders around and all of the sudden a boy warns her to leave the area before nightfall. Chihiro returns to her parents, and notices strange creatures as she is passing through. When she arrives at the store, her parents have turned into pigs. Chihiro flees. The sunset had fallen, and the area is shifting to a mysterious world.

I recommend this film to children ages 9 and up. It shows emotions of Chihiro's feelings that she wants to rescue her parents. In addition, it shows how Chihiro is a hard-worker, cares for others, and is responsible. The film, Spirited Away has won Oscar for Best Animated Feature, 35 awards, and 19 nominations. Do not miss watching it!


(4 ½ out of 5 pigs)

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This article has 3 comments.

Safeleo SILVER said...
on Oct. 4 2010 at 5:25 am
Safeleo SILVER, Iwakuni, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"Looking up into the night sky is like looking into infinity - the distance is incomprehensible and therefore meaningless."
-Douglas Adams

I love Miyazaki's work! my fav character in this movie is Haku the dragon. He's so cool!

amachii GOLD said...
on May. 1 2010 at 1:43 pm
amachii GOLD, Schenectady, New York
11 articles 0 photos 205 comments

Favorite Quote:
"ganbaranakutemo ee nende!" (It's okay even if you didn't do your best!) -Smileage/Tsunku

i liked the review:) i LOVE hayao miyazaki movies!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :) :) :) :)

on Sep. 14 2009 at 8:01 pm
GreenDayFan SILVER, Phoenix, Arizona
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Favorite Quote:
"Every story has an end, but in life, every ending is just a new beginning."
-Uptown Girls

5 stars i loved it


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