The Tales of Princess Kaguya

(Kaguyahime no monogatari)
Japan, 2013, 137 min.
Directed by
Isao Takahata
animație / animation

OSCAR 2015 – nominated for Best Animated Feature Film of the Year

Cannes 2014 – nominated SACD Prize (Directors’ Fortnight)

International Cinephile Society Awards 2015 – winner Best Animated Film

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.