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Howl's Moving Castle (2006)
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Published: Burbank, CA : Walt Disney Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2006]
Description:  2 videodiscs : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 078886145X,
Language:  English


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Based on the novel "Howl's moving castle" by Daiana Win Jônzu

Originally released as a motion picture in 2005

Voices: Christian Bale, Jean Simmons, Lauren Bacall, Billy Crystal, Emily Mortimer

A young woman named Sophie is cursed by the Witch of the Waste and is turned into an old woman who is unable to tell anyone of her plight. Unable to continue her job at her mother's hat shop, she goes to the ambulatory castle of the notorious wizard Howl and insinuates herself into his household. Sophie befriends Calcifer, the fire demon who powers the castle and who is bound to Howl by a contract, the terms of which Calcifer cannot reveal. They promise to help each other with their problems. Like Calcifer, Howl can also see through the Witch's spell, and he and Sophie fall in love. Sophie helps Howl confront his former teacher, and the Witch of the Waste

MPAA rating: PG; for frightening images and brief mild language

DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital

Dubbed into English; closed-captioned

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Additional Credits:
Miyazaki, Hayao, 1941-
Bale, Christian, 1974-
Simmons, Jean, 1929-
Bacall, Lauren, 1924-
Crystal, Billy
Mortimer, Emily
Hisaishi, Joe
Walt Disney Home Entertainment (Firm)
Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)

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