Animeklassieker Spirited Away running after 18 years for the first time in China

The Japanese animeklassieker Spirited Away comes eighteen years after the first release for the first time in China run, reports The Hollywood Reporter Tuesday.

Spirited Away is about a girl who is with her parents in an abandoned theme park runs aground and access to a world discovered. She goes to work with a witch to see her parents reunited.

The fantasiefilm of Studio Ghibli turned in 2001 for the first time in Japan, won in 2002 the first prize at the international film festival in Berlin and was at the beginning of 2003 with an Oscar for the best animated film award.

Meanwhile, the film is one of the most acclaimed animated films of all time. In the top list of the Internet Movie Database (IMDb), he is on place 27, above such classics as Psycho and Saving Private Ryan.

Until half a year ago, there was never an animated film by Studio Ghibli in the Chinese cinemas. In december, My neighbor Totoro (1988), for the first time released.

The film brought worldwide 277 million dollars (248 million euro) and in Japan still the best-attended movie ever.

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