The Tale of The Princess Kaguya poster


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 enthrals all who encounter her. But, ultimately, she must confront her fate, the punishment for her crime.

MPAA Rating PG

Status Released

Release Date 2013-11-23

Runtime 137 minutes

Budget $49m

Revenue $24m


TMDB 8.1


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mco shared a tip "A wonderful story, beautifully illustrated... the hallmark of Studio Ghibli"

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nardeniz shared a tip "This movie's lullaby... Got my heart. A masterpiece, comfort movie"

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marsh_6055 shared a tip "The best animated film of 2013, and Isao takahata’s unappreciated masterpiece."

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derek_matzek shared a tip "What did the human race do to deserve something THIS GOOD!"

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megan_kinney_5380 shared a tip "Super sad ending"

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cobi shared a tip "Very good movie recommend watching with someone :’("

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trikucian shared a tip "Very interesting animation, somewhat experimental"

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morvidthecat shared a tip "It was very pretty to look at"

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brady_g shared a tip "Animation is STUNNING!"

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christopher_hagedon shared a tip "Visually different and endearing story of growing up. I also love that it's a retelling of a Japanese folktale."

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domo_nation shared a tip "One of the most uniquely animated and beautiful Miyazaki films to date"

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esther_vigil shared a tip "The animation style in this movie is truly stunning and different from all other anime that it’s really refreshing!"

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sarah_may_allen shared a tip "Deep storyline if you look beyond into the messaging"

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s_j_8427 shared a tip "Amazing movie. Will leave scars on your heart."

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jenny_earp shared a tip "Beautiful art style. Such a joy to watch."

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Inyi shared a tip "So good"

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danielle_neville shared a tip "The art in this is absolutely beautiful."

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dissy_maylen shared a tip "I liked the art style and the story in general, I've heard many versions of this story but I like this one the most"

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