The Tale of Princess Kaguya U
From the archive
This film was last shown on 8 December 2019
Japanese animated fantasy from Studio Ghibli, based on a folk story.
A tiny nymph found inside a bamboo stalk grows into a beautiful and desirable young woman, who orders her suitors to prove their love by completing a series of near-impossible tasks.
"A rich and astonishing swan song for Takahata, whose love of mischief and tender, expressionistic style have been essential steering forces at Studio Ghibli." - Robbie Collin, The Telegraph
Please note: This screening will be dubbed in the English language.
- 137 mins