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37 Ratings

Briar-Rose or the Sleeping Beauty

Ibara hime matawa Nemuri hime

Directed by Kihachiro Kawamoto
Czechoslovakia, Japan, 1990
Animation, Short


In Kawamoto’s psychoanalytically inspired interpretation, Sleeping Beauty atones for her mother’s transgression, even willing in doing so to sacrifice her innocence.

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Briar-Rose or the Sleeping Beauty Directed by Kihachiro Kawamoto

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