Metropolis (Blu-Ray)

Umbrella EntertainmentSKU: DAVID4022
Sale price $19.95 AUD
Release Date: Jun 2019

  • The Making of Osamu Tezuka’s Metropolis documentary (33:16)
  •  Filmmaker Interviews (8:03)
  •  Animation Comparisons   
  •  - Comparison 1: City View (0:41)    
  • - Comparison 2: Wheel Room (0:55) Trailer (1:41) Promotional Trailer (2:17)

Disc type: Blu-ray
No. of discs: 1
Running time: 108
Audio format: 5.1 & 2.0
Format: 1080p
Colour: Colour
Languages: English; Japanese
Aspect ratio: 16:9
Image ratio: 1.85:1
Subtitles: English
Year of Production: 2001
Release Date: 05 June 2019


Brace yourself for a totally new experience in cutting-edge animation. Based on the classic comic created by Osamu Tezuka (Astro-Boy), written by Japanese anime legend Katsuhiro Otomo (Akira) and directed by Rintaro (Galaxy Express 999), Metropolis is 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 sweet 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.

Directors: Rintaro

Cast: Kei Kobayashi, Taro Ishida, Yuka Imoto

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