The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 9+

Beautifully animated Japanese folktale for older kids.

PG 2014 137 minutes

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 12 reviews

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age 5+

Great film

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age 6+

Breathtaking, relevant and powerful. Everyone must see this.

This is the most costly and beautiful film out of Studio Ghibli, and is the last film directed by legendary filmmaker Isao Takahata. This emotional (I cried), beautiful film is an adaptation of one of the oldest folktales of the human race, yet is undeniably relevant today. It is unique with its message, tone, story and emotion compared to most ghibli films. With an amazing soundtrack, breathtaking visuals and compelling, powerful narrative, this film is recommended to all.

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