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The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
My Rating:
(out of 5 stars)
3 Stars
The Tale of the Princess Kaguya Poster
Primary Location: First Saw: Digitally Saw at/with: Suzy and Hanna
Rating: PG Year: 2013 Category: Drama Children Fantasy
Director: Isao Takahata Time: 137 min. Writer: Isao Takahata

Mine: Beautiful. The animation is simple yet exquisite, reminiscent of old Japanese water colors. Special thanks go to Hisaishi for the superb soundtrack. Kind of long and a bit slow at times. Still a work of art, if not of great storytelling.
Leonard Maltin/Plot synopsis: 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.
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Chloe Grace Moretz Chloe Grace Moretz as:
James Caan James Caan as:
The Bamboo Cutter
Mary Steenburgen Mary Steenburgen as:
Darren Criss as:
Lucy Liu Lucy Liu as:
Lady Sagami
Beau Bridges as:
Prince Kuramochi
James Mardsen as:
Prince Ishitsukuri
Oliver Platt Oliver Platt as:
The Mikado
Daniel Dae Kim as: