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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Disappointing after reading the book

    I understand the need to make changes when you adapt a text for a screenplay, but Miyazaki took it way too far. He adds an incredibly lame anti-war plot line that is so vague and lacking in substance that it only serves to be confusing. Add to that the lack of follow-through on legitimate storyline (from the book) and you wind up with a confusing, albeit beautiful, mess. Not nearly as good as his original story Spirited Away. He should leave other artists alone if he can't help corrupting their work in such a self-indulgent fashion.

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