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9,852 Ratings

Howl's Moving Castle

Hauru no ugoku shiro

Directed by Hayao Miyazaki
Japan, 2004
Animation, Fantasy, Family


When an hesitant 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.

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Howl's Moving Castle Directed by Hayao Miyazaki

Critics reviews

Every character in Howl’s Moving Castle—derived from an English novel by Diana Wynne Jones—is both lovable and seriously flawed, and though a war does rage around them, the only villains are the faceless forces on both sides that keep it going.
June 10, 2005
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