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Princess from the Moon (1987)

Taketori monogatari (original title)
Based on a centuries-old traditional Japanese fairy tale, a country couple finds a baby girl in some bamboo and raises her as their own daughter. Not the same as the original tale, though, ... See full summary »

Director:

Kon Ichikawa

Writers:

Shin'ya Hidaka (screenplay), Kon Ichikawa (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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3 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Toshirô Mifune ... Taketori-no-Miyatsuko
Ayako Wakao ... Tayoshime
Yasuko Sawaguchi Yasuko Sawaguchi ... Kaya, the Princess Kaguya
Kôji Ishizaka Kôji Ishizaka ... Mikado
Kiichi Nakai ... Otomo-no-Dainagon or Minister of the Military
Koasa Shunpûtei Koasa Shunpûtei ... Kuramochi-no-Miko or Minister of Culture
Takatoshi Takeda Takatoshi Takeda ... Abe-no-Udaijin or Minister of Finance
Megumi Odaka Megumi Odaka ... Akeno
Katsuo Nakamura ... Lise
Shirô Itô ... Sojo-no-Doson
Fujio Tokita Fujio Tokita ... Shonin-no-Uda
Takeshi Katô Takeshi Katô ... Fujiwara-no-Okuni
Kyôko Kishida ... Kougo
Hirokazu Yamaguchi Hirokazu Yamaguchi ... Metal Carver
Jun Hamamura Jun Hamamura ... Sakanoue-no-Dajo-Daijin
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Storyline

Based on a centuries-old traditional Japanese fairy tale, a country couple finds a baby girl in some bamboo and raises her as their own daughter. Not the same as the original tale, though, in which the girl was a fairy from the moon and was finally taken home. Written by Gigi Tam <gigitam@hkstar.com>

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

14 September 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Princess from the Moon See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Connections

Version of Kagee eiga: Kaguya hime (1942) See more »

Soundtracks

Stay With Me
Performed by Peter Cetera
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Good movie.
16 May 2019 | by jacobjohntaylor1See all my reviews

This a great movie. It has great acting. It also has a great story line. It is a little overrated. I would not give 6 out 10. It more like well a 5. I would say so. It a very good movie. See it.


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