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Operetta tanuki goten (2005)

Amechiyo (The banished prince) falls in love with Tanukihime (a princess of raccoon dog disguised to human). This is an Operetta which includes comedy, singing and dancing, and a love story.

Director:

Seijun Suzuki

Writer:

Yoshio Urasawa
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ziyi Zhang ... Tanukihime
Joe Odagiri ... Amechiyo
Hiroko Yakushimaru Hiroko Yakushimaru ... Ohagi no tsubone
Mikijirô Hira ... Azuchi Momoyama
Tarô Yamamoto ... Ostrich Monk
Gentaro Takahashi Gentaro Takahashi ... Butler Raccoon
Saori Yuki Saori Yuki ... Virgen Hag
Miwako Ichikawa Miwako Ichikawa ... Kome
Hibari Misora Hibari Misora ... CG appearance
Eisuke Sasai Eisuke Sasai ... Yasuke
Papaiya Suzuki Papaiya Suzuki ... Junior Raccoon
Taro Nanshu Taro Nanshu
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Federico Aletta Federico Aletta ... Nan-bannjin (painter)
Akira Matsushita Akira Matsushita
Noriko Shiina Noriko Shiina
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Storyline

Amechiyo is being hunted by his father for being too beautiful and as he tries to escape he runs into Princess Raccoon, a raccoon in human form. They fall for each other, but humans and raccoons shouldn't mix so the raccoon court causes some trouble. She saves his life, then he saves hers by finding the Frog of Paradise on the Sacred Mountain and so forth, until the tragic finale. Written by poco loco

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese | Mandarin

Release Date:

28 May 2005 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Princess Raccoon See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Ziyi Zhang spent half a month in Japan training in dance and voice. While her speaking part is in Chinese, she sings in both Chinese and Japanese. See more »

Quotes

Ostrich Monk: Just maybe... I am a raccoon after all.
[subtitled version]
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Soundtracks

un'mei no wana
Written by Michiru Ôshima
Performed by Ziyi Zhang
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This the most surreal film I have ever seen
16 October 2006 | by ellaboothSee all my reviews

This film is completely and utterly surreal. The first point is that I don't speak Japanese, and so had the English subtitles on. The translation work is dodgy at best. There was more than one time I was on the floor laughing at some of the lines. Secondly, the actual story line is very difficult to follow- I suspect this wasn't helped by the bad translation, but it is just so totally and utterly random, that at times it almost seems like there isn't a storyline. Sometimes there will be a two second long shot of something, which is completely out of context, or an entire song that has no words and was totally out of the blue- there was absolutely no point in it. It is very hard to rate this film- I watched 5 minuted of it and decided I would turn it off, because it was so awful, but in the end watched the whole of it. It certainly keeps you entertained, maybe not intentionally, but it does.


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