Studio Ghibli’s The Tale of the Princess Kaguya is an astoundingly beautiful anime based on a 10th-century Japanese folk story, The Bamboo Cutter and the Moon-Child. The film is directed by Isao Takhata (Grave of the Fireflies) and took eight years to make.
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Yuri Norstein’s 1975 Hedgehog in the Fog is one of the greatest lyrical stop-motion animated shorts to come out of Russia. It is based on a Russian folktale of the same name from Sergey Kozlov, and the film is loaded with atmosphere.