Spirited Away (2001) - hero image
Spirited Away (2001) - hero image
Spirited Away (2001)

ACMI presents

Spirited Away

Hayao Miyazaki | Japan | 2001 | PG
Watch party

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Fri 14 May 2021

7pm (AEST)

Let Maria Lewis be your fantastical guide through Hayao Miyazaki's epic, supernatural world.

Once you do something, you never forget. Even if you can't remember."


Considered the masterpiece of legendary Japanese animator and storyteller Hayao Miyazaki, Spirited Away follows 10-year-old Chihiro on a journey through a fantastical supernatural world as she tries to find her way home.

Winner of the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, this Studio Ghibli classic is full of heart, humour, heroics and that unique Hayao Miyazaki voice.

Join best-selling author and screenwriter Maria Lewis for this Twitter watch party to celebrate the film's 20th anniversary with behind-the-scenes info, interviews and special guests.

Join us on Twitter at #ACMIwatches.

Format: Digital
Language: English
Runtime: 122 minutes

Event duration

122 mins



Where and How

Follow the hashtag #ACMIwatches to join Maria Lewis (@moviemazz) and ACMI (@ACMI) on Twitter on Fri 14 May at 7pm AEST.

Find out where to buy or rent Spirited Away on JustWatch. Press play at 7pm AEST.

About the host

Maria Lewis is the best-selling author of several globally published novels, including the Aurealis Award-winning The Witch Who Courted Death. A screenwriter working in film and television, she has been a journalist for over 16 years with her writing on film and pop culture appearing in publications such as The Guardian, New York Post, Empire Magazine, Sydney Morning Herald, Penthouse, Junkee, The Daily and Sunday Telegraph among others. She is an Assistant Film Curator at ACMI.

Maria Lewis - host of ACMI Watch Party

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