Directed by – Isao Takahata
Part of the Studio Ghibli Showcase
Running Time – 137 Minutes
Rating – PG
Genre – Drama
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.