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Assault Girls (2009)

Asaruto gâruzu (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Sci-Fi | 19 December 2009 (Japan)
In the aftermath of a global thermonuclear war three battle tested women wage war in a virtual video game against giant mutant sand whales.

Director:

Mamoru Oshii

Writer:

Mamoru Oshii
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Credited cast:
Yoshikazu Fujiki Yoshikazu Fujiki ... Jager
Rinko Kikuchi ... Lucifer
Meisa Kuroki ... Gray
Hinako Saeki Hinako Saeki ... Colonel
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In the aftermath of a global thermonuclear war three battle tested women wage war in a virtual video game against giant mutant sand whales.

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Action | Sci-Fi

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Country:

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Japanese | English

Release Date:

19 December 2009 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Assault Girls See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

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1.85 : 1
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Narrator: The intrinsic value of people's enthusiasm is unshackled by the context of a real or fictional environment. So long as the world accords recognition for the applied fulfillment of this enthusiasm, it stands that people would not lose touch with their own reality. Reality, being the foundation of an individual's conventional wisdom, is a degree of experience that belongs to that single person. Hence, any such individual reality can be perceived by others as nothing more than mere imagination.
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A feast for the eyes and ears
14 July 2010 | by stussislussSee all my reviews

The story tells the tale of four mercenaries, killing monsters in a virtual realm called Avalon. It is set to the backdrop of a dystopian future where communist ideas have crumpled creativity to a halt, and where people spend their time on video games instead. There is very little dialogue, and most of it is in very poor engrish. (Although there is a handful of Japanese lines at the end.) Let's get one thing straight - visually, this movie is amongst the most beautiful that I have ever rested my eyes upon - not only is the 3D/effects well above average, but the clothes and gun models are stunning. If SyFy produced effects of this caliber in their movies, I'm sure their subscriber base would increase tenfold.

The soundtrack is also stunning with great soundscapes and production value, lots of epic tracks and "trailer music" to be found here.

All and all, a cool way to spend 70 minutes, but don't expect anything other than light entertainment and a beautiful scenery.


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