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The Sky Crawlers introduced by Mamoru Oshii

Anime genius Mamoru Oshii introduces his most recent animated feature.

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The Sky Crawlers

The Sky Crawlers

A squadron of genetically engineered pilots battle against each other in corporate-funded aerial battles, in this spectacular combination of speculative science fiction, high-flying action and thought-provoking moral-ethical conundrums.


Mamoru Oshii

Mamoru Oshii

Mamoru Oshii was born in Tokyo and has worked extensively in animation for television and film for over twenty years. His unique body of work includes Patlabor: The Movie (90), Stray Dog: Kerberos Panzer Cops (91), Ghost in the Shell (95), Avalon (01), Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (04), nominated for the Palme d'Or at Cannes, Tachigui: The Amazing Lives of the Fast Food Grifters (06), and The Sky Crawlers (08), which was nominated for the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival and an Official Selection of the Toronto International Film Festival.