About the film
Palace of the Singing Raccoon-Dogs
Release Date: November 05, 1942
|Genres||:||Music, Fantasy, Romance, Drama|
|Production Companies||:||Daiei Motion Picture Co., Ltd.|
In this Japanese retelling of Cinderella, Okuro (Takayama) is the unfortunate stepdaughter of a family of tanuki: shape-shifting raccoon dogs. She hopes to see the tanuki prince (former Takarazuka star Miyagi) against her stepmother's wishes; the magical spirit of the willow tree, and a hapless kappa (water goblin) intercede in unexpected ways.