Funny-Serious | October 22, 2012

Spirited Away

Original (Drama): Chihiro and her parents are moving to a small Japanese town in the countryside and Chihiro is missing her old house. Chihiro’s father makes a wrong turn and drives through a lonely land road with dead end in a tunnel. Her parents decide to stop the car and explore the area. They cross the tunnel and find an abandoned cultural theme park on the other side with a ghost town. When her parents sees a restaurant with smelling food but no staff, they decide to eat to pay later; however Chihiro refuses to eat and decides to visit the place. She meets the boy Haku that tells her that her parents and she are in danger and they must leave the place. She runs to the restaurant and finds that her parents have turned into pigs. Further, the place is a bathhouse of spirits, monsters, gods and ghosts owned by the witch Yubaba. Now Chihiro counts on Haku to save her parents and return to their world.

Re-write (Comedy): Young girl Chihiro, chasing after a small bouncing spirit, runs away from her parents and finds herself in a colorful, cheerful world.  As it turns out, said spirit is the one to open the doors between worlds.  Wanting to get back before dinner, she must find the spirit and make her way through  different areas of the strange new world, including a bathhouse and the nearby forest .  Cast includes a river dragon that won’t stop sneezing, a faceless spirit with an endless supply of silly masks.


Posted in DIGM-223, InClass

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