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Princess (2006)

Unrated | | Animation, Action, Drama | 16 June 2006 (Denmark)
Due to his sister's death, the 32 year old August returns and consequently abandons his profession as a missionary priest. His beloved sister Christina, who went from greatness to decay as ... See full summary »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Thure Lindhardt ... August (voice)
Stine Fischer Christensen ... Christina (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jens Arentzen Jens Arentzen
Rasmus Bjerg
Jiming Cai Jiming Cai
Liv Corfixen ... Luder i bil (voice)
Ida Dwinger Ida Dwinger ... Mor (voice)
Mira Hilli Møller Hallund Mira Hilli Møller Hallund ... Mia (voice)
Rikke Hallund Rikke Hallund
Henrik Ipsen Henrik Ipsen ... Caretaker
Tommy Kenter Tommy Kenter ... Preben (voice)
Margrethe Koytu Margrethe Koytu ... Karen (voice)
Søren Lenander Søren Lenander ... Sonny (voice)
Karen Rosenberg Karen Rosenberg ... Kvinde (voice)
Campbell Snavely Campbell Snavely ... Lead
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Due to his sister's death, the 32 year old August returns and consequently abandons his profession as a missionary priest. His beloved sister Christina, who went from greatness to decay as the famous porn-star The Princess, is dead after years of drug abuse. She leaves behind her 5-year old daughter Mia, whom August feels obliged to take care of. Weighed down by grief and guilt he decides to revenge the dead of Christina - and takes Mia on a mission to destroy all existing pornographic material featuring The Princess. The mission escalates into a brutal and violent rout, where August is desperately trying to protect the only precious thing in his life, Mia, why he is forced to make a fatal decision. Written by Martin Stoltenborg Christensen

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Country:

Denmark | Germany

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

16 June 2006 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Hercegnő See more »

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Budget:

DKK 8,600,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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The film consists of 80% animation and 20% live action. See more »

Connections

Remake of Araki: The Killing of a Japanese Photographer (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Sjæl i flammer
Written by Kasper Winding
Performed by Kasper Winding & Lars Muhl
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It could never have been made as a live movie...
29 June 2006 | by archon2See all my reviews

This is great anime for adults. The story moves you, affects you, so that you will remember it. It is like the hardcore Japanese manga anime stuff with over the top violence and gore, but also with lots of implied sick, twisted, disturbing things. It is truly cruel to watch. A lot of other things I watch are considered sick and disturbed but they never affected me. Princess did...

Sometimes real live film appears in the film, mainly when the characters watch TV. Maybe that is to make viewers more involved in the characters? But I feel the anime characters are more engaging. I do not think the movie gained anything by doing this. Especially the last 1 minute or so of live stuff should have been deleted.

The animations/drawings were great. Especially the lighting. The perspective in the lines were considerably unnatural, which was annoying for me. The characters were portrayed really well. The story was incredibly tragic and great.

I give it a 9 out of 10 if I pretend the last minute is gone.


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