9/9/02 Spirited Away Premieres At Toronto Int’l Film Fest

Exec. Producer John Lasseter and Director Hayao Miyazaki. Special photo shoot.

Slated for U.S. theatrical release on Sept. 20, Spirited Away (Sen To Chihiro Kamakakushi) follows the adventures of Sen, a young girl who wanders into the spirit world and struggles to release her parents from the spell of a powerful overlord.

English language voice cast members Daveigh Chase and Jason Marsden at the premiere in Toronto.

Walt Disney Studios has released these photos from the Toronto Int’l Film Festival, where Director Hayao Miyazaki (Princess Mononke, Kiki’s Delivery Service) premiered his latest animated masterpiece on Saturday, Sept 7. The film makes its L.A. debut tomorrow, Sept. 10 at the El Capitan Theater in Hollywood. A tribute to Miyazaki will accompany the screening.

Richard Cook (chairman, The Walt Disney Motion Pictures Group), Director Hayao Miyazaki and Exec. Producer John Lasseter. Exec. Producer John Lasseter with Director Hayao Miyazaki.


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