The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (U)
Mar19

The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (U)

Dir. Isao Takahata, Japan, 2014, 115 mins, in both English language and Japanese versions Cast (voice): VariousLate Mizoguchi meets Studio Ghibli: Delicate, watercoloured animation and a beautiful Japanese folk tale make The Tale of the Princess Kaguya a worthy final film from the ‘other’ Ghibli co-founder. The Tale of the Princess Kaguya was slated for release at the same time as Hiyao Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises, to mark 25 years...

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Interview: Isao Takahata – The Tale of The Princess Kaguya.
Mar14

Interview: Isao Takahata – The Tale of The Princess Kaguya.

Acclaimed director Isao Takahata’s first film in fourteen years is the Academy Award nominated The Tale of The Princess Kaguya. In 1985, Takahata was one of the founding fathers of animation hothouse Studio Ghibli along with fellow director Hayao Miyazaki and producer Toshio Suzuki. Miyazaki, 74, announced his retirement in 2013 and Takahata, who will be 80 this year, says that The Tale of the Princess Kaguya will be his last...

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