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    Added by: Jitendar Canth
    Added on: 12/1/2012 16:48
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    Appleseed: Ex Machina

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    It will take a Human, a Cyborg, and a Bioroid
    Certificate: 12
    Running Time: 104 mins
    Retail Price: £26.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    Following the non-nuclear war that killed half the world's population, the city-nation of Olympus stands as a beacon of hope in a world of chaos and conflict. The utopian metropolis is governed by Gaia, a vast artificial intelligence, and administered by genetically engineered humanoids known as Bioroids, whose designer DNA suppresses strong emotions. With Bioroids being half of its population, peace and order are easily maintained. Deunan, a young female warrior, and Briareos, a veteran cyborg-soldier, are both partners and lovers. As members of E.S.W.A.T., the elite special forces serving Olympus, they are deployed whenever trouble strikes. The two fighters find their partnership tested in a new way by the arrival of a new member to their ranks - an experimental Bioroid named Tereus. Created by Gaia using DNA from Briareos, Tereus uncannily resembles Briareos before the wartime injuries that led to his becoming a cyborg. Not only does this trouble Deunan, but Briareos's DNA gives Tereus more than top-notch fighting skills; this battle-ready Bioroid is like Briareos in another way - he has also strong romantic feelings for Deunan!

    Special Features:
    Filmmaker Commentary
    Team Up - John Woo & Shinji Aramaki
    Revolution - Animating Ex Machina
    The Appleseed Chronicles - The Definitive History of This Anime Phenomenon
    East Meets West - Similarities and Variations in How Different Cultures Enjoy the Art Form

    Video Tracks:
    1080p widescreen 1.85:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround English
    Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Japanese
    Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo Cantonese
    Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo Dutch
    Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo French
    Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo German

    Subtitle Tracks:

    Directed By:
    Shinji Aramaki

    Written By:

    Ai Kobayashi
    Gara Takashima
    Kouichi Yamadera
    Kuwata Kong
    Miyuki Sawashiro
    Takaya Hashi
    Yuuji Kishi
    Luci Christian
    Allison Sumrall
    David Matranga
    Hilary Haag
    Illich Guardiola
    John Gremillion
    Mike MacRae

    Casting By:
    Eiji Harada

    Music From:
    Haruomi Hosono
    Tetsuya Takahashi

    Ryuji Miyajima

    Costume Designer:
    Miuccia Prada

    Production Designer:
    Shinji Aramaki

    Terence Chang
    Joseph Chou
    Hidenori Ueki
    Naoko Watanabe
    John Woo

    Executive Producer:
    Sumiji Miyake
    Yasuhiko Kinoshita

    Warner Home Video

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