DFT Family: The Tale of Princess Kaguya

(Japan/2013 - directed by Isao Takahata)

Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter and his wife, a tiny girl grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady. The mysterious young princess enthralls all who encounter her – but ultimately, she must confront her fate, the punishment for her crime. Director Isao Takahata’s final film was nominated for an Academy Award® and hailed as a masterpiece by critics. In Japanese with English subtitles.

These screenings are a part of the 2020 Japanese Girls Day celebrations.



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