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Fri Jan 16, 2015

THE TALE OF THE PRINCESS KAGUYA (2014)

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Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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Legendary Studio Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata (Grave of the Fireflies, Pom Poko) revisits Japan’s most famous folktale in this gorgeous, hand-drawn masterwork. 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 who enthralls all who encounter her. Co-presented by Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies and the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures. Part of the Asian Film Series.…