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Taketori Monogatari

Not Yet Rated| 2 hr. min.

Plot Summary
Blending fantasy and science fiction, this adaptation of a 10th-century Japanese fairy tale follows a farming couple who have lost their only daughter. When the husband (Toshiro Mifune) discovers a baby on their land, he and his wife raise the mysterious little girl as their own. The baby grows up to be a beautiful young woman (Yasuko Sawaguchi) and is pursued by multiple suitors. Though eager to start her life on Earth, the young woman must return to where she came from: the moon.

Cast: Toshiro Mifune , Ayako Wakao , Yasuko Sawaguchi , Koji Ishizaka , Kiichi Nakai , Koasa Shunputei ,

Director: Kon Ichikawa

Genres: Fantasy

Taketori Monogatari (1987)

Release Date: January 1st, 1987|2 hr. min.

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