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Princess Raccoon ( Operetta tanuki goten ) (2005) Movie Information

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8464

Avg. Rating:

3.00/4

# of Ratings:

3

Genres:

Comedy, Fantasy

Rating:

NR

Language:

Japanese

Theater Date:

06/20/2005

Director:

Seijun Suzuki

Actors:

Ziyi Zhang
J Odagiri
Hiroko Yakushimaru
Mikijiro Hira
Tar Yamamoto
Gentaro Takahashi

 

 

 

 

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05/03/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

What the folk!

When it comes to Seijun Suziky its always wise to expect the unexpected, though even firm adoption of this principle still leaves you unprepared for the spectacle that is Princess Raccoon, an operetta based on a Japanese folktale.

Essentially this is a musical with a love story thrown in; the son of the Lord of Castle Grace falls for the eponymous princess, beautifully played Zhang Ziyi. Standing in their way is the Lord himself, not wanting to be usurped by anyone he considers more handsome than his good self. The bad Lord looks to terminate his rival with extreme prejudice, even though this is his own son.

The music, as youd expect, is a mixed bag ranging from Asian trip-hop through Latin house to traditional Chinese folk. Theres even some heavy rock (The Frog of Paradise). The...

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