Princess Mononoke

1997 | Directed by Hayao Miyazaki | Produced in Japan | Original Title: Mononoke Hime

I first saw this film in a crowded side room of our local arts center. There were sound problems and interruptions; the projector was dim; the chairs were uncomfortable. None of that could ruin the experience.

The power of silence. The beauty of meticulously observed and rendered physical motion. The eternal sadness of loss and change.

Screen shots from the movie.

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