Animated ‘Princess’ honors ancient Japanese tale (Our grade: A-)

A scene from "The Tale of the Princess Kaguya." Credit: Hatake Jimusho
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A scene from "The Tale of the Princess Kaguya." Credit: Hatake Jimusho
A scene from "The Tale of the Princess Kaguya." Credit: Hatake Jimusho

A scene from “The Tale of the Princess Kaguya.” Credit: Hatake Jimusho

By Kenneth Turan Los Angeles Times

“The Tale of the Princess Kaguya” is 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.

»Read the full review on MyStatesman.com | Showtimes for ‘The Tale of Princess Kaguya’


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