The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

April 21 Sat @ 5:00 pm
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Legendary Studio Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata (Grave of the Fireflies) 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 and his wife, a tiny girl grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady. The mysterious young princess enthralls all who encounter her – but ultimately she must confront her fate.

(2013 | 137 min | with English Subtitles | Directed by Isao Takahata)

(c) 2013 Hatake Jimusho – Studio Ghibli – NDHDMTK