From Studio Ghibli co-founder and director Isao Takahata (Grave Of The Fireflies) comes the new film The Tale Of Princess Kaguya, which is based on a classic Japanese folktale. An English-dubbed trailer has become available ahead of the film’s North American theatrical release on October 17. The voice cast includes Chloe Grace Moretz, James Caan, Mary Steenburgen, Darren Criss, and Lucy Liu.
Synopsis (via Madman): Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo, a tiny girl grows into an exquisite young lady, raised by an old bamboo cutter and his wife. From the countryside to the grand capital city, even unseen she enthralls all who encounter her, including five noble suitors.
The Tale Of Princess Kaguya has just won the Audience Award at the Fantastic Fest in Texas. Embedded below is the film’s gorgeous-looking trailer.