Howl’s Moving Castle parents guide

Howl’s Moving Castle

Overall B

This Japanese Anime tells the story of a young hat maker (voice by Emily Mortimer and Jean Simmons), who falls victim to a wicked curse that makes her appear 80 years old. Running away, she takes shelter in an enchanted moving castle, where she meets Howl (Christian Bale), the perfection- obsessed master of the house.

Release date June 9, 2005

Violence B-
Sexual Content B+
Profanity A-
Substance Use B+

Why is Howl’s Moving Castle rated PG? The MPAA rated Howl’s Moving Castle PG for frightening images and brief mild language.

Run Time: 119 minutes

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Howl’s Moving Castle
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G
Alberta PG
Manitoba PG -----
Ontario PG
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

Howl’s Moving Castle is directed by and stars Christian Bale, Emily Mortimer, Lauren Bcall.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Howl’s Moving Castle movie is March 7, 2006. Here are some details…

The magic of translating Howl’s Moving Castle into an English Language Version, provide much of the meat for the bonus features on the DVD release of this Japanese anime film. Fan’s of director Hayao Miyazaki’s work will enjoy watching his visit to Pixar Animation Studios, the work that went on Behind the Microphone, and an Interview with Pixar Animation Director Pete Docter. Other extras include storyboards, TV spots and trailers for the movie. Audio tracks are available in English (Dolby Digital 5.1), Japanese (of course) and French.

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Director Hayao Miyazaki has also been involved in the release of several other Japanese films for North American audiences including My Neighbor Totoro and Spirited Away.