Ghost in the Shell

Genre: 
Animation · 

Release Date: November 18, 1995

Original name: GHOST IN THE SHELL

Status: Released

Running time: 1h 23m

Content Rating: NR

Revenue: $515,905

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Plot.

In the year 2029, the barriers of our world have been broken down by the net and internet, but this also brings new vulnerability to humans in the form of brain-hacking. Section 9 is called in to investigate and stop the Puppetmaster when they discover that the hacker is involved in politics.

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Ghost in the Shell is a 1995 anime cyberpunk film directed by Mamoru Oshii. The film was written by Kazunori Itō and based on the manga of the same name by Masamune Shirow. The film features the voices of Atsuko Tanaka, Akio Ōtsuka, and Iemasa Kayumi. Ghost in the Shell was a Japanese-British international co-production, produced by Kodansha, Bandai Visual and Manga Entertainment, with animation provided by Production I.G.The film is set in 2029 Japan, and follows Motoko Kusanagi, a cyborg public-security agent, who hunts a mysterious hacker known as the Puppet Master. The narrative incorporates philosophical themes that focus on self-identity in a technologically advanced world. The music, composed by Kenji Kawai, includes elements of an ancient Japanese language.Critics particularly praised the film's narrative, score, and visuals, achieved through a combination of traditional cel animation and CGI animation. The film, which had a budget over $10 million, was initially a box office failure, before drawing a cult following on home video, and eventually grossing approximately $43 million in total box office and home video sales revenue. It inspired filmmakers such as the Wachowskis, creators of the Matrix films, and James Cameron. In 2004, Oshii directed Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence, billed as a separate work and not a true sequel. In 2008, Oshii released an updated version of the original film, Ghost in the Shell 2.0, featuring new audio and updated 3D animation.

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