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The Second Renaissance Part II (2003)

With the robot city isolated and it's ambassadors ejected form the United Nations, a trade war begins to protect the human economy from superior products. When the trade war escalates into ... See full summary »

Director:

Mahiro Maeda

Writers:

Lana Wachowski (as Larry Wachowski), Lilly Wachowski (as Andy Wachowski)
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Credited cast:
Julia Fletcher Julia Fletcher ... The Instructor (voice)
Dane A. Davis ... 01 Versatran Spokesman (voice) (as Dane Davis)
Debi Derryberry ... Kid (voice)
Jill Talley ... Mother (voice)
Dwight Schultz ... (voice)
James Arnold Taylor ... (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Isshin Chiba Isshin Chiba ... (voice)
Katsumi Chô Katsumi Chô ... (voice)
Daisuke Egawa Daisuke Egawa ... (voice)
Rica Fukami Rica Fukami ... The Instructor (voice)
Katsuhiro Harasawa Katsuhiro Harasawa ... (voice)
Takako Honda Takako Honda ... (voice)
Hajime Iijima Hajime Iijima ... (voice)
Tetsu Inada ... (voice)
Nobuyuki Kobushi Nobuyuki Kobushi ... (voice)
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With the robot city isolated and it's ambassadors ejected form the United Nations, a trade war begins to protect the human economy from superior products. When the trade war escalates into war the machines begin a seemingly unstoppable march across the globe. With solutions running out man darkens the sky to try and shut out the machine's main energy source, but the machines keep coming. Written by bob the moo

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 June 2003 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

The Animatrix: The Second Renaissance Part 2 See more »

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The Instructor: May there be mercy on man and machine for their sins.
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Follows Final Flight of the Osiris (2003) See more »

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Written by Robert Howes
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Very entertaining
26 April 2004 | by MortusSee all my reviews

In part 2 of The Second Renaissance the trade war between the humans and the machines which began in part 1 now escalates into a shooting war. The war scenes are excellent and shown in a frantic pace with a heavy techno beat, not unlike the one we hear during the lobby-scene in "The Matrix", along side. The movie (part 1+2) answers many of the questions you are left with after seeing "The Matrix" regarding the development from our time to the time when "The Matrix" takes place, such as who started the war, how man scorched the sky, and how the surface war between man and machine went. For anyone who wants to learn more about the whole Matrix-universe The Second Renaissance is highly recommendable and for others I can only say that the movie is highly entertaining. 9/10 May there be mercy on man and machine for their sins


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