Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Best Animated Feature Nominee "The Tale of The Princess Kaguya" Heads to DVD & Blu-Ray
Universal Pictures recently released information for the upcoming DVD & Blu-Ray release for "The Tale of The Princess Kaguya". The film recently received an Academy Award® for Best Animated Feature. "The Tale of The Princess Kaguya" features the voices of Chloë Grace Moretz, James Caan, Mary Steenburgen, Darren Criss, and Lucy Liu.
Special Features on the DVD & Blu-Ray includes "Isao Takahata and His Tale of The Princess Kaguya" – 86-minute documentary on the making of The Tale of The Princess Kaguya, Announcement of the Completion of the Film, Japanese Trailers and TV Spots and US Trailers.
"The Tale of The Princess Kaguya" hits retail on 2/17.
Announced today as an Academy Award® nominee for Best Animated Feature, The Tale of The Princess Kaguya is a critically praised film that features the best of Japanese folklore and artful animation. Legendary Studio Ghibli cofounder Isao Takahata revisits Japan's most famous folktale in this gorgeous, hand-drawn masterwork featuring an all-star cast including Chloë Grace Moretz, James Caan, Mary Steenburgen, Darren Criss, and Lucy Liu. The 3-disc Blu-ray™ includes the film on Blu-ray™ and DVD as well as a separate DVD with a feature length documentary on the making of the film, titled Isao Takahata and His Tale of The Princess Kaguya. Certified 100% Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes and called "Gorgeous and magical!" by The Washington Post, The Tale of The Princess Kaguya, is available to own on DVD and Blu-ray™ with DVD as well as On Demand on February 17, 2015 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, in partnership with GKIDS.
Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter (James Caan) and his wife (Mary Steenburgen), a tiny girl grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady (Chloë Grace Moretz). The mysterious young princess enthralls all who encounter her – but ultimately she must confront her fate, the punishment for her crime. From Studio Ghibli, the studio that brought you Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, and The Wind Rises comes a powerful and sweeping epic that redefines the limits of animated storytelling and marks a triumphant highpoint within an extraordinary career in filmmaking for director Isao Takahata.