• Released
  • October 17, 2014
  • (Limited)
  • PG , 2 hr 17 min
  • Animated
    Art House/Foreign
The Tale of the Princess Kaguya Synopsis
A tiny nymph found inside a bamboo stalk grows into a beautiful woman whom many desire.

Movie Reviews

Studio Ghibli Has Done It Again

By cadetjordan95
Absolutely magnificent story brought to the big screen. The animation was great, giving you just enough to truly appreciate the simplicity of it all. The voice actors were spotted on and the story...

The Princess Kaguya

By cuehara2722
Loved it, just sad about the ending....

By gabrielazilko
Awesome movie! Good music, unique animation style, and good character development....

Very beautifully rendered story

I really appreciate the delicate style that is adopted to render this beautiful ancient fable. The combination of ink and water color gives the entire movie a mysterious and vintage taste. The movie...

Studio Ghibli is amazing

By jprncsi
Princess Kaguya was a typically Japanese story made even more poignant by the exquisite, dreamy charcoal & watercolor quality of the illustration. Fully half of the enjoyment of the movie was to be...

Never seen a movie like it before

By aaronbasch
This one is a gem. Like going to museum sitting down and watching a gigantic moving painting for two hours. I have never seen a movie like it before....

A quintessential Studio Ghibli movie

By sadalsud0814
The best Studio Ghibli movie since Ponyo. Beautiful and painstakingly hand-drawn animation. Touching music by Joe Hisaishi. This is a quintessential Ghibli movie....

A Beautiful Tale

By aiyume
Childhood, parenthood, life, love, and loss all combine in this telling of an ancient story. Studio Ghibli shifts animation styles and makes a touching piece of art....

Beautifully Crafted

By ozdiazz

Stunningly beautiful

By bmeacham
It is an art piece. Beautiful images. Haunting story. Magical sweet and sad....

More Info

Rated PG | For Partial Nudity, Thematic Elements and Some Violent Action