Princess Raccoon (Operetta tanuki goten)
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Princess Raccoon (Operetta tanuki goten)
Veteran director Seijun Suzuki (Branded to Kill) takes a new direction with the colorful operetta-fairy tale, Princess Raccoon. When Azuchi Momoyama (Mikijiro Hira), the master of Grace Castle, is told by his soothsayer, Virgen the Old Maid (Saori Yuki) that his son, Amechiyo (Joe Odagiri), will soon usurp his place as "the fairest of them all," the king decides to banish the young man to Karasu Mountain, where the shape-shifting tanuki demons (raccoon-like canines native to Japan) live. Dropped at the mountain, Amechiyo is greeted by the beautiful Tanukihime (Zhang Ziyi), who speaks… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A ride of a thousand delights"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
"For those prepared to engage the movie's playfulness, it's a unique treat."
‑ Josh Ralske, All Movie Guide
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