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The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

DVD
"Isao Takahata's retelling of the oldest recorded Japanese narrative is a visionary tour de force."
- Variety
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A Strikingly Beautiful Masterpiece

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Director: Isao Takahata
Country: Japan
Year: 2013
Runtime: 137 mins
Genre: Anime

Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo, a tiny girl grows into an exquisite young lady, raised by an old bamboo cutter and his wife. From the countryside to the grand capital city, even unseen she enthralls all who encounter her, including five noble suitors. Ultimately she must face her fate, punishment for her crime.

Based on the classic Japanese folktale, "The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter", "The Tale of The Princess Kayuga" is the strikingly beautiful culmination of decades of contemplation by director and Studio Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata.

Special Features
  • Film Completion Announcement
  • Japanese Trailers
  • Japanese TV spots

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