Studio Ghibli Co-Founder Takahata Isao Returns To The Director's Chair With THE TALE OF THE BAMBOO CUTTER. See The First Poster.
The film is The Tale Of The Bamboo Cutter (Taketori Monogatari), an adaptation of a popular folk tale about a princess discovered as a baby growing inside the stalk of a glowing piece of bamboo.
Word of the project has been circulating for a while now but Studio Ghibli have just formally announced the project along with word that Takahata has co-written the script with Sakaguchi Riko while Ikibe Shinichiro is composing the music.
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