Princess Mononoke (1997)
Princess Mononoke (1997) Genre(s): Action | Adventure | Animated

AKA: Mononoke Hime

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Voice Credits: Billy Crudup, Claire Danes, Minnie Driver, Gillian Anderson, Billy Bob Thornton, John DeMita, Keith David, John DiMaggio, Jada Pinkett Smith, K.T. Vogt

Synopsis: After being infected by a demon of rage while protecting his village, Prince Ashitaka sets out to discover the source of the infection but instead uncovers an environmental tragedy.

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Newt's movie review

I'm not certain what this movie was ultimately about. For sure it was interesting and well done and introduced unfamiliar spirits and creatures and characters (including naked alien babies), but I don't know the point or what the director was trying to get across to me. Perhaps it lost something in the translation.

The animation and action were good, but I don't get it. I won't be watching it again.

Added 09 March 2003 at 4:34 PM

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