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A Tree of Palme (2002)

Parumu no ki (original title)
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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Takashi Nakamura
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Credited cast:
Akiko Hiramatsu ... Palme
Megumi Toyoguchi Megumi Toyoguchi ... Popo
Daisuke Sakaguchi ... Shatta
Yurika Hino Yurika Hino ... Koram
Kappei Yamaguchi ... Roualt
Motomu Kiyokawa Motomu Kiyokawa ... Fou
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rikako Aikawa Rikako Aikawa ... Barron
Christine M. Auten ... Soma (Female) (voice)
Chris Ayres ... Sawadust (voice)
Jessica Boone ... Popo (voice)
David Born ... Hota (voice)
Luci Christian ... Darumaya (voice)
Michael Coleman ... Roualt (voice)
Tyler Galindo Tyler Galindo ... Hat (voice)
Tiffany Grant ... 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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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

16 March 2002 (Japan) See more »

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in a word, too much.

The animation was good, the imagery was good, although not totally original, however, the story was too long, way too confusing, and over the top dramatic. After about an hour I couldn't wait to get it over with. With so many characters that have nothing to contribute and plot elements that either come from nowhere or go nowhere this movie really wasn't one movie at all and would have been better of as a short series or possibly two movies. If you like this kind of typical story maybe you will like it, but frankly, I've been spoiled by much more creative stories that actually have some sort message to tell. Go rent a Miyazaki film and watch it twice, you'll get way more out of it.


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