Princess
Princess (2006)

When his sister dies, 32-year-old August returns home, abandoning his profession as a missionary priest. His dear sister Christina, known as Princess, was a famous porno film star who went from fame to decline. She has died after years of… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 29, 2009
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Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
54%
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User Score
61%


Critic Score: 54% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
David Jenkins
Time Out

Sure, the rage is palpable in every cell, but poise and rational thinking are sadly lacking.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

It's very controlled and deliberate and gives the illusion that it has something to say, but its point is a bit unclear.

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Xan Brooks
Guardian

Princess remains technically brilliant and never less than compelling, albeit in a queasy, troubling fashion. Its images rattle in the memory like unclean ghosts.

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Leslie Felperin
Variety

A distasteful sum total.

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Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

...a somber, sad and, in the end, hopeful animation that is a kindred spirit to such Japanese anime as Tokyo Godfathers in look, if not feel.

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Wendy Ide
Times [UK]

Although morally ambiguous, with a message that is at best confused, this is a striking debut from a talented director.

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Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter

Morgenthaler views this business not only as a monstrously abusive exploitation of people and their bodies, but the height of anti-eroticism and anti-art that demands a complete emotional disconnect between viewer and performer.

Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews

...Morgenthaler shows influences from Miyazaki to cinematic action/adventure films. "Princess" is a real disturbing dazzler.

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Daniel Etherington
Film4

A unique and memorable film, as much for its Danish animated approach to a vigilante vengeance as for its messed-up morality.

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Flixster Audience Score: 61% Flixster User Reviews
Sylvester Kuo
Princess is a violent revenge thriller about a man's journey to avenge her sister by destroying all pornography and people involved with the production of… More