Based on the classic comic created by revered manga artist and animator Osamu Tezuka (Astroboy), written by anime legend Katsuhiro Otomo (Akira) and directed by Rintaro (Galaxy Express 999),Metropolisis a spectacular film featuring stunning imagery and unforgettable characters.
In the industrial, tri-level world of Metropolis, Duke Red is a powerful leader with plans to unveil a highly advanced robot named Tima. But Duke Red's violent son Rock distrusts robots and intends to find and destroy Tima. Lost in the confusing labyrinth beneath Metropolis, Tima is beginning a friendship with the young nephew of a Japanese detective. But when Duke Red separates the two innocents, Tima's life and the fate of the universe is dangerously at stake.
“If you have never seen a Japanese anime, start here. If you love them, Metropolis proves you are right. **** (4/4 stars)” - Roger Ebert
Yuka Imoto, Kei Kobayashi, Koki Okada
Taro Ishida, Kosei Tomita, Norio Wakamoto
Osamo Tezuka, Katshiro Otomo, Marc Handler
English , Japanese
1 Hour 48 Minutes
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