Lavishly animated and painstakingly dubbed into English, this grand-scale adventure revolves around man's relationship with the natural world, and the dire consequence of a life out of balance. It begins as a monstrous demon-boar erupts out of the
woods and heads straight for a small village. Prince Ashitaka (voiced by Billy Crudup) kills the beast but receives a poisonous, supernatural wound; the village wisewoman tells him that he must uncover the demon-boar's origins and may heal himself in the process. Ashitaka's travels take him to
Irontown, where imperious Lady Eboshi (Minnie Driver) has established an ironworks and a progressive social order that protects wo...