Kôkaku Kidôtai [Ghost In The Shell] (1995)

<strong class="MovieTitle">Kôkaku Kidôtai</strong> [<strong class="MovieTitle">Ghost In The Shell</strong>] (1995)

(On VHS, April 1997) Great anime movie, based on an equally superb manga. It’s far from being perfect (variable quality of animation, a lot of overlong scenes, classic “anime” annoyances) but it’s the best -and the smartest!- SF movie I’ve seen in a while. The plot is something between Nikita and Blade Runner: Female killer android searches for her identity. This movie passes my criteria for good media SF: I could imagine reading this as a short story.

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