Steamboy Box Set with Memories (DVD)
Title: Steamboy Box Set with Memories
Running time: 230
Distributor: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Release date: 2005-07-26
Pre date: 2005-06-16
Suggested retail price: $39.95
Age rating: 13+
A science-fiction epic set in Victorian England, Steamboy features an inventor prodigy named Ray Steam who receives a mysterious metal ball containing a new form of energy capable of powering an entire nation. Now this brave, young boy must use it to fight evil, redeem his family, and save London from destruction.
SPECIAL EDITION DIRECTOR’S CUT DVD BONUS FEATURES INCLUDE:
Director’s Cut of the feature film
Exclusive Otomo Illustration
”Re-voicing Steamboy” featurette
Interview with Katsuhiro Otomo
Multi-screen landscape Study
Animation Onion Skins
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen Presentation (1.85 aspect ratio)
Subtitles: English, French, Spanish and Portuguese
Audio: English, Japanese 5.1, French, Spanish, Portuguese Stereo
Dolby Digital 5.1
Japanese dialog with English, French, Spanish, and Portugese Subtitles.
Created by celebrated animé master Katsuhiro Otomo (Akira, Roujin Z), MEMORIES consists of three dazzling stories, each delivered with its own astonishing style. "Magnetic Rose," directed by Koji Morimoto (Animatrix) based on a manga short by Otomo, concerns two space travellers following a distress signal drawn into a magnificent world created by one woman's memories. In director Tensai Okamura's (Wolf's Rain) "Stink Bomb," a young chemist accidentally transforms himself into an unstoppable biological weapon set on a direct course for Tokyo. Otomo's own "Cannon Fodder" depicts a day in the life of a city whose entire purpose is the firing of cannons at an unknown enemy.
(added on 2005-06-02)
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