In 1997, Miramax Films head honcho Harvey Weinstein had a reputation for being both a tireless champion of cutting-edge and visionary films...and a grim reaper who made dramatic cuts to his acquisitions before their theatrical release. So what went down when Hayao Miyazaki, head of beloved Japanimation house Studio Ghibli, found out Miramax would be dubbing and distributing his beloved epic Princess Mononoke stateside? How did he keep the eager slices of Weinstein the infamous butcher away from his precious masterpiece? As this anecdote shows, it’s really the thought that counts!