Blu-ray release: ‘Spirited Away – Collector’s Edition’

By   |  Mar 17, 2022

StudioCanal are bringing the 2001 Japanese animated fantasy film ‘Spirited Away’ (千と千尋の神隠し) to UK Blu-ray (collector’s edition) on March 28, 2022.

Directed by , the film follows a 10-year-old girl who wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts. The voice cast includes , and .

Synopsis: Chihiro, a headstrong 10-year-old girl, is travelling with her parents to their new home. Chihiro’s father takes a detour to explore a mysterious tunnel in the woods. On the other side they find a deserted and dilapidated theme park with a beautiful bathhouse at the centre. Unwittingly, they have strayed into a spirit world, a land of dreamlike scenery inhabited by ancient gods and supernatural beings, ruled over by the witch, Yubaba. With her parents held captive and Yubaba set on enslaving them forever, Chihiro must use all her energy to survive in this strange new place. With the help of Haku, a mysterious and brave young spirit, she is forced to overcome her fears in order to rescue her parents and escape.

• Meet Hayao Miyazaki
• The Making of Spirited Away
• Introduction by John Lasseter
• Behind the Microphone – Voice Talent Featurette
• Alternative Angle Storyboards
• Original Japanese Trailers

‘Spirited Away – Collector’s Edition’ is available to pre-order exclusively from

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