fuckyeahbehindthescenes:

The cleansing of the river spirit is based on a real-life incident in Hayao Miyazaki’s life in which he participated in the cleaning of a river, removing, among other things, a bicycle.


Spirited Away (2001)

fuckyeahbehindthescenes:

The cleansing of the river spirit is based on a real-life incident in Hayao Miyazaki’s life in which he participated in the cleaning of a river, removing, among other things, a bicycle.

Spirited Away (2001)

fuckyeahbehindthescenes:

The film is partially autobiographical. When Hayao Miyazaki and his brothers were children, his mother suffered from spinal tuberculosis for nine years, and spent much of her time hospitalized. He once said the film would have been too painful for him to make if the two protagonists were boys instead of girls.
My Neighbor Totoro (1988)

fuckyeahbehindthescenes:

The film is partially autobiographical. When Hayao Miyazaki and his brothers were children, his mother suffered from spinal tuberculosis for nine years, and spent much of her time hospitalized. He once said the film would have been too painful for him to make if the two protagonists were boys instead of girls.

My Neighbor Totoro (1988)