The Tale of The Princess Kaguya
Monday, December 16 and Wednesday, December 18 at 7:00 p.m.
AMC Empire 25
234 W. 42nd Street
AMC Kips Bay 15
570 Second Avenue
AMC Rockaway 16
363 Mt. Hope Avenue, Rockaway
Regal Battery Park STM 11
102 North End Avenue
Regal E-Walk STM 13 & RPX
247 W. 42nd Street
Regal Union Square STM 14
UA Court Street STM 12 & RPX
106 Court Street, Brooklyn Heights
UA Kaufman Astoria STM 14 & RPX
35-30 38th Street, Long Island City
UA Midway STM 19
108-22 Queens Boulevard, Forest Hills
UA Sheepshead STM 14 IMAX & RPX
3907 Shore Parkway, Sheepshead Bay
UA Staten Island STM 16 & RPX
2474 Forest Avenue, Staten Island
As the final film of the 2019 Studio Ghibli Festival, GKIDS, a New York-based American film distributor, presents The Tale of The Princess Kaguya.
From Studio Ghibli, the studio that brought you the Academy Award®-winning Spirited Away, comes a powerful and soaring epic that redefines animated storytelling and marks a triumphant highpoint within an extraordinary filmmaking career for late director and studio co-founder Isao Takahata.
About Princess Kaguya
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. The mysterious young princess enthralls all who encounter her—but ultimately, she must confront her fate, the punishment for her crime.
The Tale of The Princess Kaguya, Isao Takahata’s final film, received an Academy Award® nomination and is hailed as a masterpiece by critics.
The screening on December 16 is dubbed in English, while the Wednesday screening is subtitled in English. If you opt for the dubbed version, you’ll hear the voices of James Caan, John Cho, Darren Criss, Lucy Liu, James Marsden, and Chloë Grace Moretz.
For a full list of screening locations and to purchase tickets, please visit gkidstickets.com.
GKIDS Brings Anime’s Best to Big Screens in the U.S.
Roland Kelts, the author of Japanamerica: How Japanese Pop Culture has Invaded the U.S. and a visiting lecturer at Waseda University, tells the story of how GKIDS orchestrated the deal to become the North American distributor of films by Hayao Miyazaki and Makoto Shinkai in this article in The Japan Times.
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