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The Invention of Destruction in the Imaginary Machines (2002)
"Kusoh no kikai-tachi no naka no hakai no hatsumei" (original title)

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This short film was created exclusively to be shown at the Studio Ghibli Museum in Mitaka, Japan, and thus far has not been seen anywhere else in the world. See more »

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