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Title Steamboy [videorecording] / Triumph Films presents a Steamboy Committee production ; producers, Shinji Komori, Hideyuki Tomioka ; animation studio, Sunrise ; screenplay by Sadayuki Murai, Katsuhiro Ōtomo ; conceived & directed by Katsuhiro Ōtomo.

Imprint Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2005.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Young Adult, DVDs    YA STE    Available
Edition Director's cut.
Description 2 videodiscs (ca. 126 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 020600
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2004.
Special features: "Re-voicing 'Steamboy" featurette; interview with Katsuhiro Ōtomo; multi-screen landscape study; ending montage; production drawings; animation onion skins; Otomo illustrated postcards.
"Destination Films"--Container.
Credits Chief key-animation supervisor, Tatsuya Toyama ; animation director, Shinji Takagi ; art director, Shinji Kimura ; editor, Takeshi Seyama i ; music, Steve Jablonsky.
Performer English language voices: Anna Paquin, Alfred Molina, Patrick Stewart.
Japanese language voices: Anne Suzuki, Manami Konishi, Masane Tsukayama, Ikki Sawamura, Satoru Saitō, Susumu Terajima, Kiyoshi Kodama, Katsuo Nakamura.
Summary In 19th century England, young Ray Steam receives a Steam Ball, a mysterious, powerful device, from his inventor grandfather. Governments and businesses around the world covet Ray's Steam Ball, and he finds himself in a murderous conflict over its possession. He's also caught between his father who builds terrible weapons for an American arms merchant, and his grandfather, who believes science should improve people's lives.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for action violence.
System Details DVD, region 1; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital; mastered in high definition.
Language Closed-captioned in English; dialogue in English (5.1 Dolby digital), Japanese (5.1 Dolby digital), French (Dolby surround), Spanish (Dolby surround), or Portuguese (Dolby surround), with optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish or Portuguese.
Subject Technological innovations -- Drama.
Avarice -- Drama.
Criminal behavior -- Drama.
Genre/Form Animated films -- Japan.
Feature films -- Japan.
Science fiction films -- Japan.
Foreign films.
Animated films.
Feature films.
Science fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Ōtomo, Katsuhiro, 1954-
Suzuki, Anne.
Konishi, Manami, 1978-
Komori, Shinji.
Tomioka, Hideyuki.
Murai, Sadayuki, 1964-
Tsukayama, Masane.
Sawamura, Ikki.
Saitō, Satoru.
Terajima, Susumu.
Kodama, Kiyoshi, 1934-2011.
Nakamura, Katsuo.
Paquin, Anna.
Molina, Alfred, 1953-
Stewart, Patrick, 1940-
Jablonsky, Steve.
Emerson, Renee.
Nihon Sanraizu, Kabushiki Kaisha.
Steamboy Committee.
Triumph Films (Firm)
Destination Films.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 1404958134 container
9781404958135 container
Standard No. 043396055032
Music No. 05503 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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