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Tale of Princess Kaguya, The ( Kaguyahime no monogatari ) (2014) Movie Information

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Overall Rank:

201

Avg. Rating:

3.40/4

# of Ratings:

25

Genres:

Anime, Drama

Rating:

PG

Language:

Japanese

Theater Date:

10/17/2014

DVD Release:

02/17/2015

Director:

Isao Takahata

Actors:

ChloŽ Grace Moretz
James Caan
Mary Steenburgen
Darren Criss
Lucy Liu
James Marsden

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

Based on the oldest surviving, and one of the most famous, Japanese folklore tales - an old man who makes a living selling bamboo comes across a princess, no bigger than his finger, in one of the plants. Named Kaguya, she grows and when she is of age, five suitors from five prestigious families come to propose. She requests five memorable wedding gifts - but each of the five men fails to bring her what she wants - then, the Emperor of Japan proposes as well. -- Chris Kavan

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Animation Elevated in Stunning Fashion

Studio Ghibli has produced some of my favorite animated films of all time. With The Tale of Princess Kaguya, with director Isao Takahata (Grave of the Fireflies, Pom Poko and My Neighbors the Yamadas) at the helm, the studio gives us not just one of the most visually-stunning animated films I have seen, but one that delivers on multiple levels - from it's deep story to the wonderful score. In short, if you are a fan of animated films, this represents the pinnacle of the medium.

The story is based on one the oldest surviving tales in Japanese history. A bamboo cutter comes across a princess, who fits in the palm of his hand. Taking her home to his wife, she transforms into a baby, and the two raise her. She exhibits amazing growth (often facilitated by her happiness and nature) and whil...

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