Keswick Film Club - Akira


Director: Katsuhiro Otomo Country: Japan
Cert: 12 Year: 1988 Length: 124 mins Language: Japanese


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In post-World War III Japan, a secret military project turns a biker gang member into a raging psionic psychopath. For his debut feature, Otomoto reworks his own highly successful comic strip into a staggering piece of animation, its complex plot being both imaginative and serious.


open_quote The film moves with such kinetic energy, you'll be hanging on for dear life close_quote Richard Harrington, Washington Post

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Best Website 2007
Film Society of The Year 2006
Best Programme 2005
Best Programme 2004
Best Programme 2002
Best Programme 2001
Best New Film Society 2000

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