The Tale of the Princess Kaguya – Isao Takahata Tribute
Release date:
2013
Director:
Isao Takahata
Age restriction:
PG

 

 

In memory of legendary Studio Ghibli cofounder Isao Takahata who passed away on April 5. Japanese with English Subtitles.

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 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, the punishment for her crime.

Trailer: https://youtu.be/tM6hcHp0_kU

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