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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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Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

16 March 2002 (Japan) See more »

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surreal pinocchio tales
9 August 2002 | by luagSee all my reviews

At the base of a huge tree lives a botanist with his malfunctioning wooden robot named Palme. One day a wounded female warrior arrives there just ahead of her pursuers. She makes Palme to deliver a capsule to Tamas, a world deep underground.

This movie is not all about the animation, but based heavily more on the morale and symbolism, it wants to explore the meaning of humanity. About how Palme encounters various people, less mechanical but some are more "soulless", how he wanted to become a human to protect the girl he loves, Popo. Even sometimes we can see that Palme is "more human" than any others (makes mistakes like human too).

So, if you want to watch an alternate version of pinocchio movie, watch this , its a good movie.


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