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Kaguyahime: The Moon Princess

Directed by Hans Hulscher


Acclaimed Dutch choreographer Jiri Kylian presents this dance interpretation of the classic Japanese folk tale of the Moon Princess, who descends to Earth hoping to bring peace, but whose beauty instead triggers jealousy and war.

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Kaguyahime: The Moon Princess Directed by Hans Hulscher

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  • tidal waif's rating of the film Kaguyahime: The Moon Princess

    i wish, oh how i wish, i had Hannes Böhringer's ability, as in his "poetics of simplicity", to glide on the surface of things and not be frivolous, to be profound and not dig holes in the skin of phenomenons, to be a perfectly descriptive physiognomist of facts and yet not lose the magic of invention. it's only thus that i could approach the subject of contemporary dance. but i am not, i'll never be, i can't.

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