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Sky Blue (2003)

Wonderful Days (original title)
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2142: Pollution and climate change wiped out most of Earth's population. Ecoban city is built to withstand this. Suppression results in revolt. A childhood couple find each other as adults on opposing sides.

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Moon-saeng Kim
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Cast

Credited cast:
Andrew Ableson ... Zed / Digger Leader (voice)
Cathy Cavadini ... Jay / Young Shua / Cheyenne (voice)
Joon-ho Chung Joon-ho Chung ... (voice)
Mark Lindsay Mark Lindsay ... Troopers / Sentry (voice)
David Naughton ... Commander Locke / Dr. Noah (voice)
Bob Papenbrook ... Goliath / Governor / Typon (voice)
Sunmin Park Sunmin Park ... Maya (voice)
Marc Scarpa ... Blacksmith / Troopers (voice)
Jamie Simone Jamie Simone ... Dispatcher (voice)
Won-Je Tak Won-Je Tak ... Senior Adjutant (voice)
Kirk Thornton ... Cade (voice)
Karl Wiedergott Karl Wiedergott ... Moe / Digger Foreman
Rebecca Wink Rebecca Wink ... Woody (voice)
Jeffrey Winter ... Troopers (voice)
Marc Worden ... Shua (voice)
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Storyline

Civilization has been destroyed by war and pollution, but the survivors have built the last city of Ecoban. As most natural resources have been exhausted, Ecoban is powered by pollution. The citizens of Ecoban need to continue creating this pollution leading them into conflict with the inhabitants of Marr while one man just wants to clear away the clouds and see the sky Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

Wonderful days are coming... See more »


Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

South Korea | USA

Language:

Korean | English

Release Date:

17 July 2003 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

Sky Blue See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$9,750,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,022, 2 January 2005

Gross USA:

$74,663

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$197,221
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (director's cut)

Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS | Dolby SR (US version)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The password Shua uses to access the database can be translated as "Mountains are mountains. Waters are waters." See more »

Quotes

Jay: How long is it been raining? Forever. Not forever. No. For a 100 years. They say billions of people once lived on the earth. And the temperatures rose. The great cities fell. And this rain came. This terrible toxic rain. Our ancestors saw it coming. The catastrophe. They built Ecoban. The first living city genetically engineered to survive in a poisonous environment. Ecoban became our refuge. Our salvation. Survirors came by the thousands begging to be let in. But our ancestors turned them away...
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Alternate Versions

In Japan, the film was adapted by Gainax. According to adaptation director Hiroshi Yamaga, Gainax changed the direction of the film to make the dialogue less "alien" to Japanese viewers. See more »


Soundtracks

Smack My Bitch Up
Written by Liam Howlett, Kool Keith, Ced-Gee, T.R. Love and Moe Love
Performed by The Prodigy
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A good story with Breathtaking Visuals and Music
10 June 2004 | by akarp55See all my reviews

Despite never hearing of the film prior to watching it, the opening sequence alone had me hooked. Great visual design, and vehicle animation complemented nicely by a soundtrack that has just the right mix of classical, neo rock, and new age allows this film to surpass similar Animated/Computer Generated feature films. While the story isn't the most innovative amongst Science Fiction anime, it has its high points particularly in the beginning and conclusion. The director shifts perspectives from action scenes towards slower paced dramatic scenes before returning to the action for an excellent tempo. The use of flashback also helps to fill in the backgrounds of the characters.

The use of methodically paced travel sequences coupled with superb music would really have to be experienced on the big screen preferably with Digital Light Processing(DLP) to fully appreciate its beauty.

Fans of the Animatrix, Titan A.E., and Princess Mononoke would probably enjoy this, but I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this to a broader audience because of its superb audio visual design, and landscape sequences. Worth Owning on Video for its high quality. Would be nice to see this given a professional transfer to DVD with known Actors much the way Armitage 2 and Princess Mononoke was given in Europe and North America.


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