My Neighbour Totoro

Dir: Hayao Miyazaki
Cast: Elle Fanning, Dakota Fanning, Tim Daly
87mins   1988   Japan   U   English (Dub)   

While their mother recovers from an illness, Satsuki and her little sister Mei get away from it all in an idyllic rural retreat. Far from the bustle of the city, they discover a mysterious place of spirits and magic, and the friendship of the Totoro woodland creatures.

My Neighbour Totoro is a masterpiece for the whole family, a feel-good tale of childlike wonder and true originality.

'An otherworldly tale of childhood and a definitive work of imagination' - Dan Jolln, Empire