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Program Title: Metropolis
EASC Code: JM-86
Series Title:
Region/Country: Japan
Language: Japanese, English
Subtitles: English
Subject: Animation, Science Fiction
Program Type: Feature
Media Type: VHS
Director: Osamu Tezaka
Producer:
Release Date: 2001
Running Time: 108 min.
Color or BW: Color
Program Abstract: 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.
Data Entry Date: 5/4/2006