“The Tale of The Princess Kaguya” Rounds Out Studio Ghibli Festival

The Tale of The Princess Kaguya

Monday, December 16 and Wednesday, December 18 at 7:00 p.m.

Participating Theaters:

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
850 Broadway

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

Admission: $12.50

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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