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Earwig and the Witch

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The latest film from Studio Ghibli has magic and adventure galore!

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Japan-USA 2020
Dir Gorô Miyazaki
With the voices of Richard E Grant, Kacey Musgraves, Dan Stevens
English version
Certificate PG

Ten-year-old orphan Earwig is taken in by a witch, who teaches her how to cast magic spells in return for helping around the house. With the aid of a talking cat, Earwig starts to learn about her true family. The latest film from Studio Ghibli is directed by Gorô Miyazaki (Tales From Earthsea) and sees the studio revisit the books of Diana Wynne Jones (Howl’s Moving Castle) while venturing into computer animation for the first time.