Skip to main content

Taketori Monogatari synopsis

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.

similar movies

  • Stardust (2007)

  • The Princess Bride (1987)

  • Princess Mononoke (1997)

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

  • Hook (1991)

Stay Connected with Moviefone

My Settings

You are currently subscribed as: {email}


Subscriptions

Get the latest reviews, movie news, photos, and trailers sent straight to your inbox.

Weekly Newsletter

Daily alerts

Movies

You're not following any movies.

These are the movies you’re currently following.


    Update settings
    X