THE TALE OF THE PRINCESS
Announced today as an Academy Award® nominee for Best Animated Feature, The Tale of The Princess Kaguya is a critically praised film that features the best of Japanese folklore and artful animation. Legendary Studio Ghibli cofounder Isao Takahata revisits Japan's most famous folktale in this gorgeous, hand-drawn masterwork featuring an all-star cast including Chloë Grace Moretz, James Caan, Mary Steenburgen, Darren Criss, and Lucy Liu. The 3-disc Blu-ray™ includes the film on Blu-ray™ and DVD as well as a separate DVD with a feature length documentary on the making of the film, titled Isao Takahata and His Tale of The Princess Kaguya. Certified 100% Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes and called "Gorgeous and magical!" by The Washington Post, The Tale of The Princess Kaguya, is available to own on DVD and Blu-ray™ with DVD as well as On Demand on February 17, 2015 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, in partnership with
SYNOPSIS: Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter (James
Caan) and his wife (Mary Steenburgen), a tiny girl grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady
(Chloë Grace Moretz). The mysterious young princess enthralls all who encounter her – but ultimately she must confront her fate, the punishment for her crime. From Studio
Ghibli, the studio that brought you Spirited Away, My Neighbor
Totoro, and The Wind Rises comes a powerful and sweeping epic that redefines the limits of animated storytelling and marks a triumphant highpoint within an extraordinary career in filmmaking for director Isao
The film is
presented in widescreen in a 1.85:1 aspect ration preserving its
theatrical format. The picture is just flawless. Not only the
picture looks great in this release, also the sound it is good,
a 5.1 Dolby Digital in English that provides a good complement
to the picture. It also includes English,
and Spanish subtitles.
Widescreen (1.85:1) 16x9
English, French and Japanese DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
English SDH, French
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"Isao Takahata and His Tale of The Princess Kaguya" – 86-minute documentary on the making of The Tale of The Princess Kaguya
Announcement of the Completion of the Film
Japanese Trailers and TV Spots