Princess Mononoke


An exquisitely animated, overwhelmingly acclaimed adventure epic.
Inflicted with a deadly curse, a young warrior named Ashitaka sets out for the forests of the west in search of the cure that will save his life. Once there, he becomes inextricably entangled in a bitter battle that matches Lady Eboshi and a proud clan of humans against the forest’s animal gods, who are led by the brave Princess Mononoke, a young woman raised by wolves. 


 

This film is anti-prejudice, anti-cruety, and anti-war, without being preachy at all.
A very good film for children. Enjoyable for adults, as well.
One of my DVD recommendations for 2009.
yoko

 

Claire Danes, a young woman raised by wolves in Princess Mononoke - 10/99

The Wolf God, Gillian Anderson, Claire Danes in Princess Mononoke - 10/99

Minnie Driver in Priness Mononoke - 10/99

Billy Bob Thornton in a scene from Princess Mononoke - 10/99

Claire Danes and Billy Crudup in Princess Mononoke - 10/99

Billy Crudup in Princess Mononoke - 10/99

 

Hayao Miyazaki, director of Princess Mononoke - 10/99
Hayao Miyazaki, director of Princess Mononoke – 10/99

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2009-01-04T13:57:19+00:00 January 1st, 2009|Yoko watches|