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The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

November 12, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 9:45 pm

Details

Date:
November 12, 2014
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Cost:
9$

Venue

AMC Rolling Hills
2591 Airport Drive
Torrance,

Organizer

Randy Berler
Phone:
310-326-1167
Email:
randy@southbayfilmsociety.com

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THIS IS THE VERSION IN JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES.
 
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Rated 100% on Rotten Tomatoes
 
Los Angeles Times Critic’s Pick
 
Legendary director Isao Takahata revisits Japan’s most famous folktale in this gorgeous, hand-drawn masterwork, decades in the making.   This is a powerful and sweeping epic that redefines the limits of animated storytelling.  It is a stunning parable about what matters in life and what does not.
 
A marvel of Japanese animation, a hand-drawn, painterly epic that submerges us in a world of beauty. While almost everything about it bespeaks its origins in a culture very different from the West, the delicacy and grace of its sublime imagery create an impact that couldn’t be stronger.” -Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times
 
“Exquisitely drawn with both watercolor delicacy and a brisk sense of line, the film finds a peculiarly moving undertow of feeling in a venerable Japanese folk tale about a foundling country girl who can’t shake a sense of being out of place. ” – Nicolas Rapold, New York Times
 
It’s the best kind of fairy tale – tough, deep and meaningful, with a heroine who stays true to herself. ” – Bill Goodykoontz, Arizona Republic
 
“Isao Takahata’s retelling of the oldest recorded Japanese narrative is a visionary tour de force.” – Maggie Lee, Variety
 
An allegory about the irrecoverable joys of childhood, it may make parents hug their kids now.” – Graham Fuller, New York Daily News
 
Language: Japanese (English subtitles)
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