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10 October 1992 (Japan) See more »
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Cast

 
Shigeru Chiba ... I
Yoshikazu Fujiki ... Itano (voice)
Keishi Hunt ... Ito (voice)
Mako Hyôdô ... Costumer (voice)
Shin'ichi Ishihara ... Kawai (voice)
Tomoko Ishimura ... Tamiko
Hisayoshi Izaki ... Kitakubo (voice)
Toshihiko Kameyama ... Producer (voice)
Hiroko Kaneko ... Secretary (voice)
Masaya Katô ... Yamashita (voice)
Kujira ... Tsuya (voice)
Takashi Matsuyama ... Tahara (voice)
Eri Mayama ... Aya (voice)
Zenchû Mitsui ... Hanta (voice)
Shô Nobushi ... Unoyama (voice)
Natsumi Sasaki ... Tomoe (voice)
Fumihiko Tachiki ... Handawara
Mayumi Tanaka ... Shijimi (voice)
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Directed by
Mamoru Oshii 
 
Writing credits
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Mamoru Oshii 

Produced by
Hiroki Miyagawa .... producer
Shin Unozawa .... producer
 
Original Music by
Kenji Kawai 
 
Cinematography by
Yousuke Mamiya 
 
Film Editing by
Hiroshi Matsuo 
 
Production Design by
Ayako Matsuo 
 
Sound Department
Shigeru Chiba .... sound director
 
Special Effects by
Hitoshi Matsuyama .... moldmaker
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Yoshimi Hosaka .... lighting technician
 
Animation Department
Yoshinori Kanada .... animator
Shôji Kawamori .... mechanical designer
Kazuchika Kise .... animator
Noriko Kiyohara .... inbetween artist
Haruhiko Mikimoto .... character designer
Shiho Nakamura .... inbetween artist
Mari Yajima .... inbetween artist
 

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USA:105 min
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Voice on PA System:This is a routine work-related announcement. After 2:00 p.m. the central elevator may be used for the transportation of dead bodies only.See more »

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7 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
This is where a lot started..., 23 November 2003
Author: Fast Eddie from Modena, Italy

Weird, surreal, funny and at the same time creepy. Some may find it boring, but Talking Head provides lots of "brain food" about motion pictures in general, while retaining a surreal haze around itself.

Anime - and Oshii - fans will find lots of sequences that has been reused in later productions, like Avalon. And after watching this, some Hideaki Anno's Evangelion scenes suddenly doesn't seem that groundbreaking anymore.

If you are an anime fan and can tolerate a lot of weirdness, it's definitely a must. Just don't expect anything to make *real* sense.

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