The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
Thursday, July 6 - Tuesday, July 11, 2023
Academy Award Nominee, Best Animated Feature
Legendary Studio Ghibli co-founder Takahata (Grave of the Fireflies, Pom Poko) revisits an ancient Japanese folktale in this gorgeous, hand- drawn masterwork decades in the making. Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter (James Caan) and his wife (Mary Steenburgen), a tiny girl grows into an exquisite young lady (Chloë Grace Moretz). The beautiful princess enthralls all who encounter her — but ultimately she must confront her fate.
Screening as part of our series A Studio Ghibli Summer !
Previously screened as part of our series The Films of Studio Ghibli.
Official selection: Cannes Film Festival
- Country Japan
- Rating NR
- Year 2013
- Running Time 137 minutes
- Distributor GKIDS
- Director Isao Takahata
- Accessibility Assistive Listening, T-Coil
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