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Wild Bunch - THE TALE OF THE PRINCESS KAGUYA

Isao Takahata

THE TALE OF THE PRINCESS KAGUYA

KAGUYAHIME NO MONOGATARI

THE TALE OF THE PRINCESS KAGUYA

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Status: Completed

Director(s): Isao Takahata

Short synopsis : A strikingly beautiful tale from director and Studio Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata. Found inside a stalk of bamboo, a tiny girl grows into an exquisite young lady.

Long synopsis : “The Tale of The Princess Kaguya” is the latest film from Studio Ghibli, and the strikingly beautiful culmination of decades of contemplation by its director, Studio Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata. Found inside a shining st alk 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.

Cast

  • Aki Asakura, Kengo Kora, Takeo Chii, Nobuko Miyamoto

Crew

  • Producer(s): Yoshiaki Nishimura, Seiichirô Ujiie, Geoffrey Wexler, Koji Hoshino
  • Director(s): Isao Takahata
  • Screenplay: Isao Takahata, Riko Sakaguchi
  • Original Music: Joe Hisaishi
  • Original Title: KAGUYAHIME NO MONOGATARI
  • Genre(s): Animation, Mystery

  • Production company: STUDIO GHIBLI
  • Production date: 2014
  • Language: Japanese
  • Duration: 137 min
  • The Directors' Fortnight 2014
  • Academy Awards 2015 - Nominated
    Award(s) : Best Animated Feature Film of the Year
  • Annecy International Animated Film Festival 2014
  • Munich International Film Festival 2014
  • New Zealand International Film Festival 2014
  • Toronto International Film Festival 2014
  • San Sebastian Film Festival 2014
  • Vancouver International Film Festival 2014
  • Sitges Film Festival 2014
  • Haifa International Film Festival 2014

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