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Aro Recommended Tale of the Princess Kaguya, The


Japan 2013, 137 minutes
Dir. Isao Takahata
In Japanese with English subtitles
Rating: [PG] Violence and nudity
Genres: Drama / Animation, Fantasy

Topics: Studio Ghibli.


“a timeless film that feels both ancient and alive in equal measure. ”~David Ehrlich, The A.V. Club

Aroview: Studio Ghibli co-founder Takahata directs this beautiful adaptation of a classic Japanese folk tale with a distinctly different flavour to that of Hayao Miyazaki.

Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old cutter and his wife, a tiny girl grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady.

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DVD Features

  • English subtitles for the hearing impaired
  • trailers
  • aspect ratio: 16:9
  • 2-disc set

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