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Spirited Away

Movie Commentary by Scott Ventura


Scott's Rating:
4 / 5
Times Seen:
Viewing Date:
April 2003
IMDB Name:
Spirited Away (2002)
Hayao Miyazaki
adventure, anime
MPAA Rating:
PG for some scary moments.


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Animated Magic

I'm a bit of an animation buff. My TiVo is almost always stocked with about ten hours of animation. I'm not an expert on Japanese animation, but I almost always enjoy it. My first Hayao Miyazaki film was Castle of Cagliostro, which I enjoyed tremendously for its flights of fancy. Princess Mononoke bowled me over completely with the richness of the animation and the story. Spirited Away tops Mononoke in terms of animation density and

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