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Fun Film Study – Howl’s Moving Castle Posted on 15 May 2020

Fun Film Study – Howl’s Moving Castle

During lockdown we are continuing to share exciting learning opportunities to keep young people engaged with film, art and performance from home.

This week, to coincide with the BFI’s Japan 2020 season, we’re celebrating Japanese anime and the brilliant Studio Ghibli. 

This week’s study pack explores the fantastical Howl’s Moving Castle by Hayao Miyazaki, who wowed audiences worldwide with his award-winning film Spirited Away. The film centres around Sophie, an 18-year-old girl who is befriended by Howl, a strange but flamboyant wizard whose large home can travel under its own power. However, the Witch of the Waste is displeased with Sophie and Howl's budding friendship, and turns the pretty young girl into an ugly old woman. Sophie takes shelter in Howl's castle, and attempts to find a way to reverse the witch's spell. 

Howl’s Moving Castle – and others by Studio Ghibli – is available on Netflix. 

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