Tale of the Princess Kaguya

The Tale of the Princess Kaguya is a marvel of Japanese animation, a hand-drawn, painterly epic that submerges us in a world of beauty.

COMING SOON OPENS in 4 days, Dec. 16

Part of Studio Ghibli Fest 2019 film series

The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

From Studio Ghibli, the studio that brought you the Academy Award®-winning Spirited Away, comes a powerful and soaring epic that redefines animated storytelling and marks a triumphant highpoint within an extraordinary filmmaking career for director and studio co-founder Isao Takahata. 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. Featuring the voice talents of James Caan, John Cho, Darren Criss, Lucy Liu, James Marsden, and Chloë Grace Moretz, director Isao Takahata’s final film was nominated for an Academy Award® and hailed as a masterpiece by critics.

Note: Monday's show will be dubbed and Wednesday's show will be subtitled.
Animated, Drama, Fantasy
Isao Takahata
Chloë Grace Moretz, James Caan, Mary Steenburgen, Lucy Liu, Darren Criss, Aki Asakura (Japanese version), Yukiji Asaoka (Japanese version), Takeo Chii (Japanese version), Isao Hshizume (Japanese version)
Ella Taylor, NPR

My first encounter with the lovely 10th-century Japanese folktale The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter was in the Sesame Street special Big Bird Goes to Japan. A kind and beautiful young woman named Kaguya-hime appears out of nowhere to take the Yellow One and his canine pal Barkley on a jaunt to Kyoto. ...

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Note: There were no showtimes for Thu, Dec 12th, so instead we're showing you showtimes for the next available date on Mon, Dec 16th.
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