PRINCESS MONONOKE Blu-ray Combo Pack Coming November 18th
New HD Digital Master of Hayao Miyazaki’s Masterpiece
Source: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, Inc. press release
Witness the majesty of the celebrated animator Hayao Miyazaki’s masterpiece, PRINCESS MONONOKE (もののけ姫, Mononoke Hime, 1997), for the first time ever on Blu-ray High Definition. This exquisitely animated, critically acclaimed adventure from one of the most illustrious filmmakers of all time is now even more spectacular with dazzling HD picture and sound!
Inflicted with a deadly curse, a young warrior named Ashitaka sets out to the forests of the west in search of the cure that will save his life. Once there, he becomes inextricably entangled in a bitter battle that matches Lady Eboshi and a proud clan of humans against the forest’s animal gods… who are led by the brave Princess Mononoke, a young woman raised by wolves.
This monumental struggle between man and nature will have you transfixed as stunning artistry blends with epic storytelling to create a uniquely entertaining motion picture. Experience it like never before on Disney Blu-ray!
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Screenplay and Original Story: Hayao Miyazaki
English Voice Cast: Billy Crudup (Ashitaka), Billy bob Thornton (Jigo), Minnie Driver (Lady Eboshi), John DiMaggio (Gonza), Claire Danes (San), John DeMita (Kohroku), Jada Pinkett Smith (Toki), Gillian Anderson (Moro), Keith David (Okkoto)
PRINCESS MONONOKE Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack
Street Date: November 18, 2014
Run Time: Approx. 134 minutes
Rated: PG-13 “For Images of Violence and Gore”. Bonus Material Not Rated.
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1 Widescreen (Enhanced for 16×9 Televisions)
Sound: 5.1 DTS-HDMA English; 5.1 Dolby Digital French; 5.1 DTS HDMA Japanese
Subtitles: English and French
Number of Discs: 2
Blu-ray Bonus Features:
• Original Japanese Storyboards
• Original Japanese and English Trailers
• Original English Theatrical Trailer
• Original TV Spots
• PRINCESS MONONOKE in the USA – In September of 1999, PRINCESS MONONOKE’s director, Hayao Miyazaki traveled to the
US and Canada to promote the film’s release. This feature is a record of those events.
• Featurette – Jada Pinkett Smith, Claire Danes, Billy Bob Thornton, Gillian Anderson, and Billy Crudup talk about acting in the
English voice cast in PRINCESS MONONOKE.
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