The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

Genre:  Animation, Drama, Family
Running Time:  137 min.
Release year:  2015

Current rating: Rating: 5.00
based on 6 votes and 1 reviews
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Cast: Chloe Grace Moretz, James Caan, Mary Steenburgen, Darren Criss, Lucy Liu, Beau Bridges, James Marsden, Oliver Platt, Dean Cain, Daniel Dae Kim, George Segal, John Cho


An old bamboo cutter named Okina finds a miniature infant inside a cane stalk and brings her home to his wife, Ona. She immediately grows to the size of a human baby. Called Princess by her adoptive parents, the magical child leads an idyllic life until her father finds riches hidden in the forest that he believes are her celestial dowry.

Director: Isao Takahata
Studio: GKIDS Films
Producer(s): Geoffrey Wexler, Seiichirô Ujiie, Yoshiaki Nishimura
Screenplay: Isao Takahata, Riko Sakaguchi, Mike Jones
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  • 5 stars "A emotional, sad movie with a strong heroine."