Gauche the Cellist (1982, English Subtitles)

Gauche the Cellist is Isao Takahata's 1982 movie about a young musician who is visited by a series of talking animals over a series of nights. During his encounters, the stubborn young man slowly learns to quiet his mind and discover the beauty of the world around him, and the music that is found throughout all life. It is a miraculous movie that will uplift your spirit and enrich your heart. It is one of the greatest animated feature films ever made.

And it has Beethoven. What more could you want?

Here is the entire movie, presented in its native Japanese language with English subtitles. Please watch and enjoy before the copyright police come barging through the door.

Hey, GKIDS, are you reading this? Release this movie in North America!

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