The Tale of Princess Kaguya
- Original title
Kaguya-hime no Monogatariaka
- The Tale of The Princess Kaguya
- The Tale of Princess Kaguya
- Taketori Monogatari
- Running time
- 137 min.
Isao Takahata, Riko Sakaguchi
Animation. Fantasy. Drama | Fairy Tales / Fables. 9th Century
- Movie Groups
Studio Ghibli (+ Related Films)
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- Synopsis / Plot
- An old man makes a living by selling bamboo. One day, he finds a princess in a bamboo. The princess is only the size of a finger. Her name is Kaguya. When Kaguya grows up, 5 men from prestigious families propose to her. Kaguya asks the men to find memorable marriage gifts for her, but the 5 men are unable to find what Kaguya wants. Then, the Emperor of Japan proposes to her.
: Academy Awards: Nominated for Best Animated Feature
: Los Angeles Film Critics: Best Animated Film
: Annie Awards: Nominated for Best Film, Director & Music
: Cannes Film Festival: Official Selection ("Directors’ Fortnight")
: Annecy Film Festival: Official Selection (Ouf of Competition)
2014: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Nominated for Best Animated Feature
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