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The tale of the Princess Kaguya

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English, French or Japanese dialogue; optional English or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.


Voices (English language version): Chloe Grace Moretz, James Caan, Mary Steenburgen, Darren Criss, Lucy Liu, Beau Bridges, James Marsden, Oliver Platt, Hynden Walch, Dean Cain, Daniel Dae Kim, George Segal, John Cho.

Publication Information

Universal City, CA : Universal Studio Home Entertainment, [2015]

Physical Description

2 videodiscs (138 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


MPAA rating: PG; thematic elements, some violent action and partial nudity.


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.


Title from container.

Based on the Japanese folktale "The tale of the bamboo cutter."

Originally released as a motion picture in 2013.

Bonus features: Announcement of the completion of the film ; Japanese trailers and TV spots ; Isao Takahata and his tale of The Princess Kaguya - a feature-length documentary on the making of the film.

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