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One of the most interesting scenes in an amazing movie. In Spirited Away, no scenes are wasted. Every single scene is filled with important dialogue or action that will be necessary for a later scene. Continuity is one Spirited Away’s many, many strong suits. But this train scene, gives Chihiro some downtime, and gives us, the audience downtime as well. It gives us a breath, gives us time to decompress, and collect our thoughts. A somber, yet lovely score by Joe Hisaiashi, and beautiful animation. The realism that Hayao Miyazaki loves to portray is exhibited with the other spirits aboard; they display adulthood. One spirit is shown waiting for the next train with his daughter, others get off the bus, until it’s just Chihiro and No-face. Nothing is happening, but so much is happening.