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Natural City (2003)

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In the year 2080, the world is connected by a massive computer network. Combiners have developed a process that allows them to merge the souls of human and machine/cyborg, wreaking havoc in... See full summary »

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Jae-un Lee ...
Cyon
Rin Seo ...
Ria
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Eun-pyo Jeong ...
Croy
Doo-hong Jung ...
Cyper
Eul-dong Kim
Hyo-Seon Kim ...
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Ju-hye Ko ...
Ami
Chang Yun ...
Noma
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In the year 2080, the world is connected by a massive computer network. Combiners have developed a process that allows them to merge the souls of human and machine/cyborg, wreaking havoc in a deeply divided society. This movie shares traits with other films like Blade Runner and Ghost in the shell. A visually impressive piece, with a strong emphasis on relationships. Genre - Sci-Fi, Dystopian. Written by Makai

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Rated R for violence, language and brief nudity | See all certifications »
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5 September 2003 (South Korea)  »

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The film takes place in 2080. See more »

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Early in the movie R is shot in the hand. He wears a bandage around his hand after that. This bandage appears and disappears on his hand throughout the rest of the movie. See more »

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Bladerunner Korean style?
21 November 2003 | by See all my reviews

I saw a screening of this film recently at the Milan Fair and I'm inclined to say that, while it was rather interesting, I would not suggest it to anyone but hardcore fans of SF. In a way the concept is reminiscent of Bladerunner: The (male) officer of law falling for the (female) cyborg/clone/android that has an 'expiration date', while on the other hand, he is fighting the rebellious cyborgs/clones/androids. There are a number of twists in the plot that add interest, the photography is very good, the acting is fine and the action scenes are typical Asian. All in all, quite interesting but not fulfilling...


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