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26 Ratings

Princess from the Moon

Taketori monogatari

Directed by Kon Ichikawa
Japan, 1987
Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi


When a mysterious light appears in the sky a poor couple investigate and find a small pod. The pod breaks open to reveal a small baby. They decide to adopt her and she grows up to be a young lady of exceptional beauty who is unable to decide which of her many suitors really does love her.

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Princess from the Moon Directed by Kon Ichikawa

Awards & Festivals

Awards of the Japanese Academy

1988 | 2 wins including: Best Art Direction

1988 | 8 nominations including: Best Film

1987 | Winner: Newcomer of the Year

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