Taketori Monogatari | 1986

Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Having lost a child, Taketori-no-Miyatsuko and his wife can't believe it when a bright light deposits a baby in the forest by their house. They decide to keep her, naming her Kaya, and are amazed when she grows ...more

Cast

... gaffer

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... Taketori-no-Miyatsuko--the Bamboo Cutter

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... Tayoshime--Taketori's Wife

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... Kaya--Princess Kaguya

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... Mikada--Emperor

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... Otomo-no-Dainago--Minister of Military

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... Kuramochi-no-Miko--Minister of Culture

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... Abe-no-Udaijin--Minister of Finance

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... Akeno

Actor

... Lise--A Secret Agent

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... Shonin-no-Uda--Merchant

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... Fujiwara-no-Okuni

Actor

Company

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Synopsis

Having lost a child, Taketori-no-Miyatsuko and his wife can't believe it when a bright light deposits a baby in the forest by their house. They decide to keep her, naming her Kaya, and are amazed when she grows overnight from infancy to childhood. The sale of some gold she had with her enables the family to move to a bigger house, by which time Kaya is a already a grown woman attracting suitors who are curious about her strange origin.

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