Blog Talkback: Miyazaki Week: Crafting the World of "Spirited Away"
Harley takes a look at three key scenes in Spirited Away:
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If someone asked you to think of a two-word, hyphenated phrase to describe Spirited Away
, an accurate one would be "awe-inspiring". The film is visually stunning and is, unquestionably, a work of art. While it deals in the fantastic, it grounds itself to reality through attention to detail to the character designs and in the animation
, backgrounds and use of color. This can be seen in practically every scene and we're going to touch on a few that do a particularly good job of drawing you into the world of the film.
Spirited Away deserved every award they got! This is a simply gorgeous movie with a fantastic storytelling
I love Spirited Away. I've got to get a copy of it on DVD.
Yes, you do.
Brian and I saw Spirited Away in the theater. I distinctly remember the mostly adult audience giving it a standing ovation.
I find it interesting that Miyazaki's films, at least in North America, are mostly seen by adults first, kids a distant second.
Originally Posted by Harley
Except for Ponyo--I distinctly remember a mother fiddling with her Blackberry for the entire 103 minute duration while her daughter sat enraptured by the film.