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Lost in Translation
You can read the article here: http://scifi.ign.com/anime/4867.html
The review does not give much of a description in the way of the qualities of the movie, however it does a decent job if explaining the differences between the movie and the 26 episode TV series, The Vision of Escaflowne, which was released in 1995.