On July 20th, 2001, Spirited Away premiered in Japanese theaters. Twenty years later, the film is regarded as one of the best films ever made and has left an immeasurable mark on culture worldwide. As you probably know, the film is about Chihiro, a young girl whisked away into the realm of spirits after her parents are turned into pigs. With the help of the mysterious boy, Haku, Chihiro is able to find work at a bathhouse run by the menacing Yubaba. Chihiro must find the strength within herself in order to save her parents and escape the spirit world. Filled with colorful characters and amazing animation, it’s considered to be famed director Hayao Miyazaki’s magnum opus.
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