Princess Mononoke | Ghibliotheque #5

Released Friday, 24th August 2018
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Welcome to the Ghibliotheque, the podcast that leafs through the library of films from the world’s greatest animation studio, Studio Ghibli.

In this episode, Michael & Jake travel back to 1997 for Hayao Miyazaki's fantasy epic, Princess Mononoke. A huge box office hit in Japan, Mononoke was originally set to be Studio Ghibli's entrance onto the international stage, but this long, complex and violent adventure baffled Disney executives. Ghibli stood firm, refusing cuts or edits, resulting in a smaller, limited American release - but the ensuing film still stands as a testament to Miyazaki's unparalleled craft and unique vision.

Show notes:

- Read more about Stephen Alpert's memoir, I am a Gaijin: The Man Who Sold Ghibli to the World: http://blog.alltheanime.com/books-gaijin-at-ghibli…
- Read more about the use of CG in Princess Mononoke: http://www.nausicaa.net/miyazaki/mh/cg.html
- Princess Mononoke: The First Story: https://www.viz.com/read/art-book/princess-mononok…

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For more details about Film4's Studio Ghibli Season, click here: https://bit.ly/2JYqrBj

Additional production on this episode from Steph Watts - @_stephwatts

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29m 57s
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