Excerpt: After their mother was hospitalized, two young girls were moved to a rural home with their father. Satsuki is older, but loves to have fun just as much as her little sister Mei. The girls soon discover their new home borders a magical forest, which is chock full of mystical creatures.
Summary: Animation legend Hayao Miyazaki made an indelible mark with his 1988 classic My Neighbor Totoro, introducing the world to the delightful cat-like title character and giving his company Studio Ghibli a distinctive mascot for its logo
Conclusion: This film understands the simplicities and complexities of childhood. It believes in the power of imagination, the strength of familial ties, and the bond of sisterhood. It's a cute, honest look at two girls dealing with real-life anxieties and how they're able to overcome them together.