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Gamera the Brave (2006)

Chiisaki yûsha-tachi: Gamera (original title)
In 1973, Gamera sacrifices his life to rid the world of the Gyaos once and for all. Thirty-three years later, a small boy, whose father witnessed the 1973 event, named Toru finds a ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Ryô Tomioka ... Toru Aizawa
Kaho ... Mai Nishio
Shingo Ishikawa ... Ishimaru Ishida
Shogo Narita ... Katsuya Ishida
Kanji Tsuda ... Kousuke Aizawa
Susumu Terajima ... Osamu Nishio
Tomorô Taguchi ... Councilor Yoshimitsu Hitotsugi
Kenjirô Ishimaru ... Professor Soichiro Amamiya
Megumi Kobayashi ... Miyuki Aizawa
Kenji Motomiya ... Army
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Keenan Cromshaw ... Toru Aizawa
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In 1973, Gamera sacrifices his life to rid the world of the Gyaos once and for all. Thirty-three years later, a small boy, whose father witnessed the 1973 event, named Toru finds a mysterious egg. From it, hatches a small Turtle. Toru and his friends raise the turtle, who turns out to be a small Gamera. After a new man eating creature named Zedus, it's up to the small Gamera to save the world as the previous Gamera had done before. Written by The_Depressed_Star_Wars_Fan

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When little Toto/Gamera is crawling thru the kitchen, a knife falls off a table and sticks in the floor in such a way as to resemble Guiron, the monster Gamera fought in Gamera vs. Guiron (1969). See more »

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Follows Gamera 2: Attack of the Legion (1996) See more »

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Gamera The Great
23 January 2007 | by See all my reviews

I was never a fan of this flying turtle in the old days. However, they have completely repurposed him for the 21st century and the results are stunning.

Silly effects are supported by a strong, but simple, story and a little depth of characterization. The visual style of the film is what really shines. The Director's skillful use of camera moves and angles and a strong sense of composition really raises this film.

I would love to see what this Director could do with Godzilla (if he ever returns).

For once, a film's title accurately describes the film's content.


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