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    Unique ID Code: 0000148934
    Added by: Jitendar Canth
    Added on: 4/6/2012 17:20
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    Roujin Z

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    From the director of the cult classic Akira
    Certificate: 15
    Running Time: 80 mins
    Retail Price: £24.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    Welcome to a very near-future Japan, where scientists working for the Ministry of Public Welfare have developed a high-tech, nuclear-powered and computerized hospital bed capable of serving all the needs of the patient. Dubbed the Z-001, it can do everything from dispensing food and medicine to bathing and exercising its occupant, essentially removing the need for any kind of interaction with doctors or nurses. Chosen to test the bed is an elderly, invalid widower, Kiyuro Takazawa, who is being cared for by young nursing student, Haruko.

    Shortly after the experiment is set in motion, the Z-001 mysteriously begins communicating Takazawa's thoughts to Haruko's personal computer, emitting what appears to be a cry for help. Concerned for Takazaka's welfare, Haruko seeks the assistance of a group of geriatric computer hackers resident in the hospital, who manage to create and install a simulation of Takazawa's late wife's personality into the prototype machine. Things begin to go desperately awry when the bed and its patient express a desire to "go to the beach". To everyone's amazement, the Z-001 transforms itself from a hospital bed into a mecha-robot and sets about fulfilling its occupant's desire.

    Special Features:

    Video Tracks:
    1.78:1 widescreen 1080p

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo Spanish
    Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo English
    Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo Catalan
    DTS-HD MA 5.1 Surround French
    DTS-HD MA 5.1 Surround Japanese
    DTS-HD MA 5.1 Surround Italian
    DTS-HD MA 5.1 Surround German

    Subtitle Tracks:

    Directed By:
    Hiroyuki Kitakubo

    Written By:

    Shinji Ogawa
    Chie Satou
    Chisa Yokoyama
    Hikojiro Matsumura
    Kouji Tsujitani
    Masa Saito
    Rica Matsumoto
    Shinsuke Chikaishi
    Allan Wenger
    Barbara Barnes
    Ian Thompson
    Jana Carpenter
    Nicolette McKenzie
    Adam Henderson
    John Jay Fitzgerald
    Toni Barry

    Music From:
    Bun Itakura

    Director of Photography:
    Hideo Okazaki

    Eiko Nishide

    Kazufumi Nomura
    Yasuhisa Kazama

    Executive Producer:
    Masayoshi Yoshida
    Shugo Matsuo
    Tsuguhiko Kadokawa
    Yutaka Takahashi

    Manga Entertainment

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