The Tale of The Princess Kaguya
- 137 min
- Directed by: Isao Takahata
- Cast: Chloë Grace Moretz, James Caan, Mary Steenburgen
- Language: Japanese
- UK release: 20 March 2015
Kaguya (voiced by Moretz in the English dub) is magically born to a bamboo cutter (Caan) and his wife (Steenburgen), but she's devastated when he moves to the city so that she can become a princess. Enchanting, admirable fable about the damaging effects of stereotypes; Kaguya's father is not cruel, just terribly misguided.
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Reviews & features
The Tale of the Princess Kaguya16 Mar 2015
Beautiful, feminist animation from Studio Ghibli's Isao Takahata
Not every little girl aspires to be a princess. Something that’s important to keep in mind while watching Isao Takahata’s feminist-slanted adaptation of an old Japanese folktale, 'The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter'. What may be Takahata’s last Studio Ghibli…
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