The movie follows Sophie as she fins her life thrown into turmoil when she is swept off her geet by a handsome but mysterious wizard named Howl & embarks on a fantastic odyssey aboard his legged, walking castle.
Like Tiepolo, Miyazaki is a winged artist who flies in his own space, taking gravity with him. He can put us into a childish stupor of anticipation, then satisfaction. His vision is so free that it captivates.
December 08, 2014
Palaces and shimmering lakes, warplanes and fire sprites all come to life at the breath of Miyazaki's graphic genius.