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Parumu no ki (2002)

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Palme is a puppet created by a man for his sickly wife. After her death, Palme becomes paralyzed with sorrow until he happens to cross paths with a woman being pursued who asks him to ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Akiko Hiramatsu ...
Palme
Megumi Toyoguchi ...
Popo
Daisuke Sakaguchi ...
Shatta
Yurika Hino ...
Koram
Kappei Yamaguchi ...
Roualt
Motomu Kiyokawa ...
Fou
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rikako Aikawa ...
Barron
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Soma (Female) (voice)
Chris Ayres ...
Sawadust (voice)
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Popo (voice)
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Hota (voice)
Luci Christian ...
Darumaya (voice)
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Roualt (voice) (as Michael Coleman)
Tyler Galindo ...
Hat (voice)
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Pu (voice)
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Palme is a puppet created by a man for his sickly wife. After her death, Palme becomes paralyzed with sorrow until he happens to cross paths with a woman being pursued who asks him to deliver something precious to a sacred place called Tama. Written by Jarshua

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16 March 2002 (Japan)  »

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Wonderful in its own right.
14 August 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I recently bought 'A Tree of Palme' as I was interested in the idea that it was an adaptation of the Pinocchio story. It was amazing to watch with beautiful animation and music. I enjoyed it because even though Palme (a mechanical puppet) does not achieve his ultimate goal in the film it still leaves you with a sense of fulfilment.

I must say after reading many peoples reviews of it and continuously comparing it with the works of myazaki and 'Akira' it highlighted to me that point that it is a difficult film to grasp. I think its a shame that people aren't open to new ideas and interpretations and are forever putting something that is genuinely brilliant down just because its not revolutionary or a big box office grosser.

It is a film that opens your eyes to that world but only if you care to look.


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