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Dante's Inferno: An Animated Epic -- Based on EA's must-have game, the animated feature Dante's Inferno follows Dante on a stunning journey through the nine circles of Hell as he travels through limbo, lust, gluttony, greed, anger, heresy, violence, fraud and treachery in search of his true love, Beatrice.
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Dante journeys through the nine circles of Hell -- limbo, lust, gluttony, greed, anger, heresy, violence, fraud and treachery -- in search of his true love, Beatrice. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Graham McTavish ... Dante (voice)

Vanessa Branch ... Beatrice (voice)

Steve Blum ... Lucifer (voice)

Peter Jessop ... Virgil (voice)

Mark Hamill ... Alighiero (voice)

Victoria Tennant ... Bella (voice)

Bart McCarthy ... Filippo Argenti (voice)

Kevin Michael Richardson ... Phlegyas / King Minos (voice)

John Paul Karliak ... The Avenger (voice)
Tom Tate ... Francesco (voice)

J. Grant Albrecht ... Ciacco / Farinata Uberti (voice)

Nika Futterman ... Female Prisoner (voice)
Charlotte Cornwell ... Nessus / Lust Minion #3 (voice)

Vanessa Marshall ... Female Sinner / Lust Minion #2 (voice)

Grey Griffin ... Lust Minion #1 (voice) (as Grey DeLisle)

H. Richard Greene ... Socrates / King Richard I (voice)

Jonny Rees ... Plato (voice) (as Greg Ellis)
Shelly O'Neill ... Child (voice)

Nicholas Guest ... Demon Priest (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Stephen Apostolina ... (voice)

Jay Beyers ... The Damned (voice)
Wendy Cutler ... (voice)

Terri Douglas ... Voice
Lia Sargent ... (voice)

Mark Sussman ... (voice)

David Zyler ... (voice) (as Dave Zyler)

Directed by
Victor Cook 
Mike Disa 
Sang-Jin Kim 
Shûkô Murase 
Jong-Sik Nam 
Lee Seung-Gyu 
Writing credits
Dante Alighieri (poem)

Jonathan Knight (based on the video game by)

Brandon Auman (screenplay)

Produced by
Kum Nam Cho .... line producer
Carin Davis .... development executive
Mike Disa .... supervising producer
Joe Goyette .... producer
Maria Hae-Ran Ha .... line producer
Chung Hyun .... producer
Mitsuhisa Ishikawa .... producer
Lee Jonggil .... line producer
Tôru Kawaguchi .... producer: Production I.G (as Toru Kawaguchi)
Shinwan Kim .... line producer
Taesoo Kim .... producer: Big Star
Shinichirô Kobayashi .... producer: Manglobe
Takashi Kôchiyama .... producer: Manglobe (as Takashi Kochiyama)
Cate Latchford .... producer: Visceral Games
Sera Lee .... line producer
Joung Mee .... executive producer
Jim Wyatt .... associate producer
Cho Yongjoo .... producer
Original Music by
Christopher Tin 
Cinematography by
Eiji Arai (director of photography: Production I.G)
Kazuhiro Yamada (director of photography: Manglobe)
Film Editing by
Bill Chernega 
John Hoyos 
Art Direction by
Young Sam Joo 
Dima Malanitchev 
Tomoaki Okada 
Eiji Wakamatsu 
Art Department
Kevin Altieri .... storyboard artist: Film Roman
Jin Seok Choi .... art layout: MOI Animation
Takako Ito .... color checker: Manglobe
Hoon Jung .... storyboard artist
Jaehyung Kim .... storyboard artist
Sangjin Kim .... storyboard artist
Shinichi Kojima .... background art: Manglobe
Joey Mason .... color key: Film Roman
Dongyeon Moon .... storyboard artist
Jong-Sik Nam .... storyboard artist
Yu-Won Pang .... storyboard artist (as You-Won Paeng)
Min Park .... storyboard artist
Chuck Patton .... storyboard artist: Film Roman
Youko Saito .... color checker: Manglobe
Youko Saito .... color supervisor: Manglobe
Yuko Saitou .... color designer: Manglobe
Lee Seunggyu .... storyboard artist
Ayako Shirase .... background art: Manglobe
Mika Sugawara .... color designer: Production I.G
Reiko Takahashi .... background art: Manglobe
Yuuho Taniuchi .... art designer: Production I.G
Michie Watanabe .... background art: Manglobe
Tomoe Yoshimura .... color checker: Manglobe
Sound Department
Fil Brown .... re-recording mixer
John Cevetello .... sound designer
Melissa Ellis .... re-recording mixer
Walter Gonzalez .... tape room operator
Robert Poole II .... sound designer
Felix Sanchez .... sound designer
Felix Sanchez .... sound effects editor
Marc Schmidt .... sound designer
Marc Schmidt .... special sound designer
Visual Effects by
Brent M. Bowen .... visual effects
Steven Fahey .... compositing supervisor
Animation Department
Nozomu Abe .... animator: Producton I.G
Kei Ajiki .... animator: Production I.G (as Kei Anjiki)
Kazunori Akiyama .... animator: Production I.G
Koichi Arai .... animator: Production I.G (as Kouichi Arai)
John Cataldi .... animation timer: Film Roman
Hoon Chul Choi .... animator (as Hoon-Chul Choi)
Victor Cook .... animation director
Kotomi Deai .... assistant animation director: Manglobe
Kenji Fujisaki .... animator: Manglobe
Hisaki Furukawa .... animator: Production I.G
Ryota Furukawa .... animator: Manglobe
Richard Gasparian .... animation timer (as Richard J. Gasparian)
Greg Guler .... mouth charts: Film Roman
Satoshi Hashimoto .... animator: Production I.G
Takefumi Hashitomi .... in-between animator: Manglobe
Shin'ichi Iimura .... animator: Manglobe (as Shinichi Imura)
Dai Imaoka .... secondary key animator: Manglobe
Fujio Inose .... animator: Manglobe
Nobutaka Ito .... animator: Manglobe
Yûki Itô .... animator: Production I.G (as Yuuki Itoh)
Hoon Jung .... animator
Shinpei Kamada .... animator: Manglobe
Hitoshi Kamata .... animator: Production I.G
Sun-Ki Kang .... animation director: Manglobe
Akiko Kawazoe .... secondary key animator: Manglobe
Gordon Kent .... animation timer: Film Roman
Jin Sung Kim .... animator (as Jin-Sung Kim)
Sang-Jin Kim .... animation director
Seiji Kishimoto .... animator: Production I.G
Seiji Kishimoto .... key animation supervisor: Production I.G
Genichiro Kondo .... animator: Production I.G
Keiichi Kondo .... animator: Production I.G
Tsukasa Kotobuki .... character designer: Production I.G
Shoko Kushibiki .... in-between animator: Manglobe
Yôko Kutsusawa .... animator: Manglobe
Jae-Ui Kwak .... animator
Yoshiaki Kyôgoku .... animator: Production I.G (as Yoshiaki Kyougoku)
Jae-Jung Lee .... animator
Seung Kyu Lee .... animation director
Masako Matsumoto .... animator: Manglobe
Kenny McGill .... background designer
Yukihiro Miyaji .... in-between animator: Manglobe
Satoshi Miyoshi .... in-between animator: Manglobe
Tatsuya Mizuno .... in-between animator: Manglobe
Tetsurô Moronuki .... animator: Production I.G
Shûkô Murase .... animation director: Manglobe (as Shukou Murase)
Shûkô Murase .... animator: Manglobe
Shûkô Murase .... key animation supervisor: Manglobe
Mitsunori Murata .... animator: Production I.G
Takashi Muratan .... animator: Manglobe
Hisafumi Nakahara .... animator: Production I.G
Mitsunobu Nakamura .... animator: Production I.G
Seiichi Nakatani .... animator: Production I.G
Jong-Sik Nam .... animation director
Jong-Sik Nam .... character designer
Akiko Obara .... animator: Manglobe
Nobutoshi Ogura .... animator: Production I.G
Yaushi Ohara .... animator: Production I.G
Yasutake Okawara .... animator: Production I.G
Yôsuke Okuda .... animator: Production I.G (as Yousuke Okuda)
Chan-Young Park .... animator
Jae-Young Park .... animator
Jeff Purves .... background designer
Ki Hyun Ryu .... character designer
Yutaka Sakamoto .... inbetween checker: Production I.G
Atsuko Sasaki .... animator: Manglobe
Mariko Sasaki .... inbetween checker: Manglobe
Naruhito Sekikawa .... animator: Production I.G
Miyoko Shikibu .... secondary key animator
Hiroshi Shimizu .... animator: Manglobe
Jae-Ik Shin .... animator
Tomohiro Shinoda .... animator: Production I.G
Myoung Smith .... animation checker: Film Roman
Shizu Taira .... secondary key animator: Manglobe
Akira Takada .... animator: Production I.G
Iwao Teraoka .... animator: Manglobe
Yûga Tokuno .... animator: Production I.G (as Yug Tokuno)
Takashi Torii .... animator: Production I.G
Kei Tsunematsu .... assistant animation director: Manglobe
Minoru Ueda .... animator: Production I.G
Masaharu Uemura .... animator: Production I.G
Shota Ueno .... secondary key animator: Manglobe
Yasuomi Umetsu .... animation director
Akane Umezu .... animator: Manglobe
George Villaflor .... background designer
Yuko Yamada .... animator: Production I.G
Dong Joo Yang .... animator (as Dong-Joo Yang)
Takanori Yao .... animator: Manglobe
Casting Department
Terri Douglas .... adr voice casting
Editorial Department
Steffie Lucchesi .... assistant editor
Other crew
Charles Adler .... voice director
Peter Baghdassarian .... business and legal affairs
Matthew Berkowitz .... development assistant
Christopher Davis .... business and legal affairs
Daniel Einhorn .... production executive assistant
Erin Eunsung Kim .... production coordinator
Rob Renshaw .... production accountant
Yvette Thomassian .... business and legal affairs
Kimberly Bitsui .... special thanks
Kevin J. Carney .... special thanks
Tammy Crosby .... special thanks
Nick Earl .... special thanks
Frank Gibeau .... special thanks
James Hudson .... special thanks
Clarissa Jacobson .... special thanks
Phil Marineau .... special thanks
Zach Mumbach .... special thanks
Michael Quigley .... special thanks
Craig Rechenmacher .... special thanks
John Riccitiello .... special thanks
Larry Smith .... special thanks

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
Rated R for strong bloody violence throughout, nudity and some sexual content
84 min | USA:88 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.78 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Dolby Digital (Dolby 5.1)
Australia:MA | Canada:18A (Canadian Home Video rating) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) (VHS/DVD rating) | Ireland:18 | Norway:15 | Singapore:M18 | UK:15 | USA:R

Did You Know?

Graham McTavish and Vanessa Branch were the voices of Dante and Beatrice in the video game and also provided the voices of Dante and Beatrice in the film, which the film was released simultaneously with the video game.See more »
Dante:Tell me of your life on Earth, great poet. I know your deeds, but not the man you were.
Virgil:Publius Vergilius Maro was my name. I was the son of a commoner. And though I died more than a dozen years before the birth of Christ, I foretold his coming in my works.
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11 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Slightly better than expected., 19 July 2010
Author: chrismsawin from United States

A commercial for the Dante's Inferno video game aired during the Super Bowl earlier this year, which gave viewers the impression that the game would be incredibly reminiscent of games like Devil May Cry and God of War. Although I never played the game, Dante's Inferno: An Animated Epic was sent to me by the Amazon Vine program. My expectations weren't very high and that seemed to pay off in the long run. The animated feature takes the Batman: Gotham Knight approach where six different animation directors take hold of the film, but Dante's Inferno tells one semi-coherent story. The film surely has no issue with showing graphic violence, gore, or nudity as there rarely isn't a moment in the 77 minute feature where buckets of blood aren't falling from the sky or where Dante's beloved Beatrice isn't exposing her rather well endowed set of breasts. The changes in animation seemed rather infrequent and drastic at times while at others it felt a bit more natural. The voice acting is pretty top notch as the film utilizes voice actor veterans such as Mark Hamill, Steve Blum, and Kevin Michael Richardson. Dante's descent through the nine circles of hell was unintentionally humorous at times though. The main example being when he's fighting off and fleeing from the army of dead babies in Limbo. Also, his father accepting Lucifer's offer to work for him in exchange for all the gold he desired and the slaying of his mortal son wasn't surprising, but the fact that his mouth now looked like a vagina was. Certain things just didn't add up at times. In the end, Dante's Inferno: An Animated Epic isn't terrible but isn't fantastic either. It's not worth hunting down specifically, but is worth sitting through on a rainy day afternoon or something.

The only special features included on the DVD are the EA game trailer and animatics for five scenes in the film.

For those interested in which animation studio did what, here they are in order:

-Film Roman (American animation studio)

-Manglobe (Samurai Champloo) picks up when Dante enters Limbo (directed by Shuko Mirase who did Ergo Proxy and Witch Hunter Robin, easily the best out of the bunch)

-Dongwoo Animation handles the next four circles of Hell(unfortunately)

-JM Animation steps in when Virgil and Dante reach the City of Dis

-The final circle is handled by Production I.G.

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