Set in 8th-century Japan, this magical stop-motion animated film by Kihachiro Kawamoto dramatizes themes of Buddhism with the story of a young woman from the noble class who leaves her home to follow the ghost of an executed prince. The spirit holding her in a hypnotic trance believes that she holds the key to his victory over the mortal world, which brings the bonded pair into a haunting conflict with one another. 70 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English and Japanese; Subtitles: English. In English and Japanese with English subtitles.