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    Unique ID Code: 0000114912
    Added by: Jitendar Canth
    Added on: 4/4/2009 17:47
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    20th Century Boys (2 Disc)

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    Certificate: 15
    Running Time: 136 mins
    Retail Price: £19.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    20th Century Boys seems to have been inspired in parts of the story by the works of Stephen King, containing allusions to It and The Stand. However, the story draws allusions mostly from rock and roll, with its title based on T. Rex's famous song, "20th Century Boy".

    In 1969, Kenji, an elementary school kid and his friends built a secret base during their summer holidays. They fantasized that they had to fight villains who were out to conquer the world and wrote them in the "Book of Prophecies".

    Years later in 1997, Kenji becomes a convenience store manager and leads a regular life after giving up his dreams to become a rock star. His boring life is suddenly turned upside down when his old classmate dies mysteriously and an entire family in the neighbourhood disappears. At the same time, a religious cult and its mysterious leader, "Friend" emerges and a strange chain of events duplicating exactly the events described in the "Book of Prophecies" follow. Is this the beginning of the end of the world? Who is 'Friend'?

    Special Features:
    24 Page "Book of Prophecies"
    Japan Premiere Documentary
    Paris Premiere Featurette
    Cast Interviews
    UK Trailer
    Japanese Trailers

    Video Tracks:
    1.85:1 anamorphic widescreen

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Japanese
    Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo Japanese

    Subtitle Tracks:

    Directed By:
    Yukihiko Tsutsumi

    Written By:

    Toshiaki Karasawa
    Etsushi Toyokawa
    Takako Tokiwa
    Ichiya Anzai
    Hidehiko Ishizuka
    Teruyuki Kagawa
    Renji Ishibashi
    Hitomi Kuroki
    Hiroyuki Miyasako
    Katsuhisa Namase

    Music From:
    Ryomei Shirai

    Director of Photography:
    Satoru Karasawa

    Nobuyuki Ito

    Morio Amagi
    Ryuuji Ichiyama
    Nobuyuki Iinuma

    Executive Producer:
    Seiji Okuda

    4Digital Asia

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