Castle on the Move

Howl's Moving Castle DVD coverAn enchanted castle that walks from place to place.  A vain and powerful wizard.  A fire demon voiced by Billy Crystal and a menacing witch who sounds like Lauren Bacall.  Only the awe-inspiring Hayao Miyazaki could combine these elements into a flight of fancy to rival any dream.  In Howl’s Moving Castle, the Witch of the Waste turns young Sophie from a hard-working hat shop assistant into an old crone.  She sneaks away from the life she knows and discovers a ramshackle factory that turns out to be the castle of the notorious wizard Howl.  Based on the novel by Diana Wynne Jones and including the talents of Christian Bale and Jean Simmons, Howl’s Moving Castle is pure magical entertainment.