The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

A Studio Ghibli Animation, One day in the forest a Bamboo cutter discovers a young princess within a glowing bamboo shoot, the man and his wife decide to raise the child who rapidly grows into a young girl. The old bamboo cutter decides their new daughter needs a proper upbringing as a Princess, so they move to the capitol where she is raised to be proper. Over the years the young Princess is given the name Kaguya and she must choose between five possible husbands which she wants no part of, so she sets impossible tasks for each of them before she can marry. Ultimately Princess Kaguya must confront the fate she was born with, the moon is calling her home.

Director: Isao Takahata

Actors: Chlo Grace Moretz, James Caan, Mary Steenburgen, Darren Criss, Lucy Liu, Hynden Walch, George Segal

Year: 2013

Length: 137 Minutes

Classification: PG+ Mild themes, Violence & Nudity


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