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STEAMBOY Director's Cut DVD Katsuhiro Otomo Akira

STEAMBOY Director's Cut DVD Katsuhiro Otomo Akira

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Format: DVD Edition: Widescreen
Rating: PG-13 Director: Katsuhiro Otomo
Release Date: Jul 26, 2005 Genre: Foreign Language
UPC: 043396055032 Sub-Genre: Japanese
Region: DVD: 1 (US, CA) Condition:

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Katsuhiro Otomo, the master Japanese anime director behind the international success AKIRA, scores again with STEAMBOY, the inventive story of a family of inventors from Manchester, England, that gets ripped apart by greed, pride, and power. Ray Steam (voice of Anne Suzuki) is a young boy following in the footsteps of his father, Eddy (Masane Tsukayama), and grandfather, Lloyd (Katsuo Nakamura), scientists dedicated to advancing technology through the use of steam. When Lloyd invents a steam ball that has unheard-of possibilities, everyone wants it--world leaders, wealthy industrialists, and even the government--but most of them want it for evil purposes. And so it is up to Ray to protect the fate of the earth while also choosing between his father and grandfather. The background paintings and 3-D CGI animation are gorgeous, creating a gray-and-white palette of gear-driven machines that melds perfectly with the story, which takes the main characters to a major science exhibition in Victorian-era London. In addition to the original subtitled Japanese version, there is an English-language edition featuring the voices of Anna Paquin, Alfred Molina, and Patrick Stewart. STEAMBOY is an animated gem both kids and adults can enjoy.
Producer: Hideyuki Tomioka, Shunji Komori

Edition: Director's Cut

Editorial reviews
"[With] lush, painterly backgrounds and some virtuoso sequences..."
Los Angeles Times - Kevin Crust (03/18/2005)

"It's nifty to behold..."
Entertainment Weekly - Owen Gleiberman (04/01/2005)

"The setting and winsomeness of the teen protagonists suggest Otomo paying homage to Miyazaki, but the ideological bent and propulsive action here are pure Otomo."
Premiere - Glenn Kenny (09/01/2005)

"[F]ans may appreciate STEAMBOY for its wholehearted embrace of the sub-genre of 'steampunk', which places futuristic technology in period settings....The splendid animation is on a par with AKIRA."
Sight and Sound - Andrew Osmond (01/01/2006)
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