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Animated Film, 'Howl's Moving Castle,'
to Screen at UW-Eau Claire Dec. 14-17

RELEASED: Nov. 30, 2006

scene from "Howl's Moving Castle"EAU CLAIRE — "Howl's Moving Castle," an animated feature by Hayao Miyazaki ("Spirited Away," "Princess Mononoke"), will be presented Thursday-Sunday, Dec. 14-17, at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. The last fall-semester presentation on the campus films schedule will screen at 6 and 8:30 p.m. in Davies Theatre.

A young girl named Sophie is literally swept off her feet by a handsome, mysterious wizard named Howl. Cursed by a witch who is jealous of their friendship, Sophie climbs aboard Howl's magnificent flying castle and enters a magical world on a quest to break the spell. The animated feature stars the vocal talents of Emily Mortimer (Young Sophie), Jean Simmons (Old Sophie), Christian Bale (Howl), Lauren Bacall (The Witch of the Waste), Billy Crystal and Blythe Danner.

The 119-minute film is rated PG for frightening images and brief mild language.

Admission is $2 for International Film Society members and UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff and $1 for UW-Eau Claire students. Tickets are available at the University Service Center, 715-836-3727, in Davies Center's east lobby and will be sold at the door.

The film is sponsored by the University Activities Commission of the Student Senate.

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