Akira 1988 M

8.15PM Fri 23 Apr 2021 (2hrs 4mins)
GOMA | Cinema A | Free

SYNOPSIS

Akira will screen from a 4K digital restoration. It will screen in Japanese, with English subtitles.

'Originally released in 1988, Katsuhiro Ôtomo’s Akira is a landmark work of Japanese cyberpunk animation. Set in 2019 and based on the director’s iconic manga of the same name, the film depicts a dystopian Tokyo roamed by anarchic gangs of vicious teenage bikers and guerrilla groups who clash in bloody battles with the police. Widely regarded as one of the greatest animated films ever made, Akira continues to influence popular culture worldwide, impacting the development of science fiction across animation, music, television and video games.' ICA

CREDITS

35MM, COLOUR, STEREO, 124 MINUTES, JAPAN, JAPANESE (ENGLISH SUBTITLES) / DIRECTOR: KATSUHIRO OTOMO / SCRIPT: KATSUHIRO OTOMO, IZO HASHIMOTO / BASED ON THE MANGA BY KATSUHIRO OTOMO / CINEMATOGRAPHER: KATSUJI MISAWA / EDITOR: TAKESHI SEYAMA / PROD CO: AKIRA COMMITTEE COMPANY LTD, AKIRA STUDIOS, TMS ENTERTAINMENT, KODANSHA, MSB, BANDAI, HAKUHODO, TOHO COMPANY, SUMITOMO CORPORATION / PRINT SOURCE/RIGHTS: MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT / SCREENING FORMAT: 4K DCP