The Tale of Princess Kaguya U

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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


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