The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
Still from The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

The Tale of Princess Kaguya

classified U D

Studio Ghibli Summer

Film

Fri 19 - Thu 25 Aug

Director
Isao Takahata
Cast
Chloë Grace Moretz, James Caan, Mary Steenburgen
Details
137 mins, Dubbed, 2015, Japan
Primary language
English

Nominated for the Best Animated Feature Oscar®, Isao Takahata's The Tale of the Princess Kaguya is a modern animated treasure with timeless appeal.

A tiny nymph found inside a bamboo stalk grows into a beautiful and desirable young woman, who orders her suitors to prove their love by completing a series of near-impossible tasks. The mysterious young princess enthrals all who encounter her, but ultimately she must confront her fate, the punishment for her crime.

An ancient folktale fresh with immediacy and relevance,The Tale of the Princess Kaguya holds an enduring and magical quality, with gorgeously expressive animation reminiscent of Japanese scrolls and an irresistible, irrepressible heroine.

There is a free family drop-in activity taking place in the Café & Bar before and after the Wed 24 Aug screening. Come and swing by to meet the AniBotics elephant robot!

  • Screenings of The Tale of Princess Kaguya on Wed 24 Aug are part of our Cinébites deal: get 30% off any main dish in the Café & Bar with a valid cinema ticket.
  • Socially Distanced screening of The Tale of Princess Kaguya takes place on Thu 25 Aug 14:30. Available seating is reduced to 25% of the screen capacity for additional comfort.

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Audio Description
BSL
BSL interpretation
Baby
Baby screening
Bite
Cinébites meal deal
CTBA
Certificate to be announced
D
Dubbed
DS
Descriptive Subtitling
Intro
Introductory Talk
PR Intro
Pre-recorded Intro
PR QA
Pre-recorded Q&A
PS
Partially Subtitled
QA
Q&A Session
R
Recorded
RS
Relaxed Screening
S
Subtitled
SD
25% Socially Distanced screening
Times TBC
To be confirmed