Princess Mononoke is one of the few feature films that strongly execute many omnipotent beings in various angles: Eboshi, the ruler of Iron Town; Ashitaka, the exiled prince; Moro, the wolf goddess; Okkoto-nushi, the boar god; and lastly, The Forest God. Majority of their agendas are neither beneficiary nor destructive in a singular viewpoint – leading to a never-ending cycle of fruitless bloodshed. In the end, both parties learn that brutality will not resolve their differences.
People love her. Every time we do interviews together, she hugs everyone in the room, and I shake hands, and I immediately look like this stiff, repressed Brit. So from now on, I feel like I should snog someone. But then she’d probably do that better than me, too.