A greedy developer has placed huge machines to suck dry a part of the ocean near Tokyo so he can put luxury condos there. After a storm, a giant egg washes up on the beach nearby and is immediately put on public display. The developer's plans go awry when he disrupts Godzilla's rest and the monster goes stomping through Tokyo again. It's up to the elderly Mothra, and then to its two offspring, to save Tokyo from destruction. Written by
Molly Malloy <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Did You Know?
In one of the early drafts of the script, it was Godzilla who washed ashore and not Mothra's egg. Torahata, thinking that Godzilla was dead, would have put Godzilla on display and eventually he would revive and start another rampage. However, that idea was abandoned due to the fact that it wouldn't have made sense for anyone to come so close to a highly radioactive creature like Godzilla. See more
In the days before digital compositing, it was common practice to print matted elements with a degree of transparency, to minimize matte lines. It was an additional step of complexity to the process, which was deliberate and not an error. Many movies are notable for partially transparent mattes, including Robinson Crusoe on Mars
and Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
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[the reporters and the scientist are trying to persuade the executives of Happy Enterprises to give up the giant egg
News Photographer Junko 'Yoka' Nakanishi
You should return the egg to its rightful owner.
You keep saying about the 'rightful owner.' Is the rightful owner's name written on that egg?
Reporter Jiro Nakamura
No, but it's pretty clear it's Mothra's egg.
[shocked; looks at his partner
Banzo Torahata - U.S.:Shiro Torahata
[scoffs at this
Hmmph. Are you saying you have power of attorney from Mothra? Kumayama, it's no use talking with them. Ask them to leave.