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Synopsis:
From the legendary Studio Ghibli, comes the visionary tour de force THE TALE OF THE PRINCESS KAGUYA. Based on one of Japan’s oldest and most beloved folktales, this hand drawn masterpiece is the extraordinary final film from co-founder and director Isao Takahata (Grave of the Fireflies, Pom Poko, Only Yesterday, My Neighbours the Yamadas). When an aging bamboo cutter finds a tiny girl in a glowing stalk of bamboo he and his wife decide to raise her as their daughter. Growing at a rapid rate, she soon becomes an enchanting and beautiful young lady, but beneath the magic she holds a secret that will affect the lives of all those she encounters and everything she claims to love. The original Japanese version was nominated for the 2014 Academy Award® Best Animated Feature and the English language version features a star-studded cast of voices including Chloe Grace Moretz, James Caan, Lucy Liu, James Marsden, Mary Steenburgen, and George Segal.
 
Extras:

  • Japanese TV Spots

 

Certificate:
TBC
Actor:
Chloë Grace Moretz

James Caan

Mary Steenburgen

Darren Criss , Lucy Liu
Director:
Isao Takahata
Region:
B
Number of Discs:
1
Main Language:
Japanese

English
Subtitle Languages:

English

Run Time:
137 minutes
studio:
Studiocanal
Theatrical Release Year:
2013

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Synopsis:
From the legendary Studio Ghibli, comes the visionary tour de force THE TALE OF THE PRINCESS KAGUYA. Based on one of Japan’s oldest and most beloved folktales, this hand drawn masterpiece is the extraordinary final film from co-founder and director Isao Takahata (Grave of the Fireflies, Pom Poko, Only Yesterday, My Neighbours the Yamadas). When an aging bamboo cutter finds a tiny girl in a glowing stalk of bamboo he and his wife decide to raise her as their daughter. Growing at a rapid rate, she soon becomes an enchanting and beautiful young lady, but beneath the magic she holds a secret that will affect the lives of all those she encounters and everything she claims to love. The original Japanese version was nominated for the 2014 Academy Award® Best Animated Feature and the English language version features a star-studded cast of voices including Chloe Grace Moretz, James Caan, Lucy Liu, James Marsden, Mary Steenburgen, and George Segal.
 
Extras:

  • Japanese TV Spots

 

Certificate:
TBC
Actor:
Chloë Grace Moretz

James Caan

Mary Steenburgen

Darren Criss , Lucy Liu
Director:
Isao Takahata
Region:
B
Number of Discs:
1
Main Language:
Japanese

English
Subtitle Languages:

English

Run Time:
137 minutes
studio:
Studiocanal
Theatrical Release Year:
2013

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Flawless Animation

This movie apparently took 8 years to make and I can understand why. Gorgeous animation unlike any I have seen.