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The Castle of Cagliostro

  • Release Date: Dec 15, 1979
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 40 min.
  • Genres: Action/Adventure, Animated
  • Director:Hayao Miyazaki


Although Lupin III is a hugely successful animated series on television and film in Japan and the U.S., The Castle of Cagliostro is distinguished by its director, Hayao Miyazaki, who would later direct such animated classics as Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind and Mononoke Hime. The daring thief, Lupin, pulls off a heist in a Monte Carlo casino, only to discover the money is counterfeit. He traces the fake bills to the small country of Cagliostro, where the evil Count is generating counterfeit money...more