26 November 2010

Princess Mononoke

Princess Mononoke
Princess Mononoke is one of Hayao Miyazaki's most successful films both in Japan and elsewhere, and was his most internationally-acclaimed film until the release of Spirited Away. Unlike My Neighbour Totoro or Ponyo, this is animation for teenagers and adults, though its anti-deforestation theme is consistent with the ecological messages of Ponyo and Nausicaa Of The Valley Of The Wind.

The film opens with an exhilarating action sequence in which a boar attacks a group of villagers. The boar, which actually resembles a large spider, has its eye pierced by a spear, and the film is filled with equally exotic monsters and similarly violent battles.

2 comment(s):

Olivier&Vladimir said...

Hey Mat

Remember that I told you about this Author that might influences some of Miyazaki's work?

This is her Wikipedia link : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diana_Wynne_Jones


Matthew Hunt said...

Thanks, Parn :-)

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