The Tale of the Princess Kaguya



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Alternate/Foreign Title: Kaguyahime no monogatari [Original title], The Tale of Princess Kaguya [Alternate title]

DVD Released (Y/M/D): 2015-02-17

Genre: Foreign

Sub-genre: Animation

Director: Isao Takahata

Stars: ChloŽ Grace Moretz, Beau Bridges, James Caan, Dean Cain, Darren Criss, Caitlyn Leone, Lucy Liu, James Marsden, Oliver Platt, Mary Steenburgen, Daniel Dae Kim, John Cho, Emily Bridges, Elisa Gabrielli, George Segal

MPAA Rating: PG

Synopsis: Legendary Studio Ghibli cofounder Isao Takahata (Grave of the Fireflies, Pom Poko) revisits Japan's most famous folktale in this gorgeous, hand-drawn masterwork, decades in the making. Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter (James Caan) and his wife (Mary Steenburgen), a tiny girl grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady (ChloŽ Grace Moretz). The mysterious young princess enthralls all who encounter her - but ultimately she must confront her fate, the punishment for her crime. From the studio that brought you Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, and The Wind Rises comes a powerful and sweeping epic that redefines the limits of animated storytelling and marks a triumphant highpoint within an extraordinary career in filmmaking for director Isao Takahata.     Source: GKIDS


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