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Swan Lake (1981)
"Sekai meisaku dôwa: Hakuchô no mizûmi" (original title)

G  |   |  Animation, Adventure, Family  |  23 July 1981 (USA)
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A prince falls in love with a princess cursed to change into a swan by day, but their love is threatened by the sorcerer who keeps her imprisoned.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Keiko Takeshita ...
Princess Odette (voice)
Tarô Shigaki ...
Asao Koike ...
Rothbart (voice)
Yôko Asagami ...
Odille (voice)
Yoneko Matsukane ...
Hans (voice)
Fuyumi Shiraishi ...
Margarita (voice)
Taeko Nakanishi ...
Queen Mother (voice)
Akira Murayama ...
Benno (voice)
Mugihito ...
Adolf (voice)
Jôji Yanami ...
Minister (voice)
Chiyoko Kawashima ...
Catherina / Rosanna (voice)
Seiko Nakano ...
Francine (voice)
Takuo Nody ...
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Princess Odette (voice)
Nancy Link ...
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Storyline

The hero, Prince Siegfried, is out riding one day with his friends when he spies amidst swans on a lake a particularly eye-catching one with a crown on its head, the familiar Princess Odette. The princess is charmed by an evil wizard Rothbart who is crazy about marrying Odette. Handsome Prince Siegfried together with two merry squirrels struggle to defeat the evil wizard to complete this classic fairy tales. The movie features original Tschaikovsky music. Written by Lucky-16

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Referenced in Final Fantasy II (1988) See more »

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Swan Lake
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conducted by Stefan Soltesz
Performed by Wiener Symphoniker
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truly worth watching!!!!
12 May 2001 | by (Philippines) – See all my reviews

This is truly a classic piece of anime... it's so wonderful, charming and fun and the best part is that the music of tchaikovski remains with you after you watch the film and you really end up appreciating it... wonderful animation and style... though do not expect it to be modern and as refined as any of today's computer generated animation.... All in all it gets a 10 from me... i even bought one at ebay... finally after searching for so long!! have fun watching this film it is truly for all ages.


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