A young boy stumbles into a mysterious girl who floats down from the sky. The girl, Sheeta, was chased by pirates, army and government secret agents. In saving her life, they begin a high flying adventure that goes through all sorts of flying machines, eventually searching for Sheeta's identity in a floating castle of a lost civilization.
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Did You Know?
Laputa the flying island was a setting in Jonathan Swift
's novel Gulliver's Travels, published in 1726. Hayao Miyazaki
says in interviews that he was unaware that "la puta" means "the whore" in Spanish. If he had been aware of the translation, he would not have used it as a title. See more
When Pazu tosses the apple core behind him after he's finished eating, it disappears. See more
[as Sheeta falls from the airship in the opening chase scene
Oh, no! There goes my crystal!
The end credits show the remains of the castle Laputa floating on Earth's orbit. See more
Four minutes are cut from the Hong Kong version making the film 120 minutes. See more
Referenced in Monsters, Inc.
Kimi wo Nosete (Carrying You)
Written by Hayao Miyazaki
Performed by Azumi Inoue See more