Ghost in the Shell (1995)

Ghost in the Shell (1995)

Ghost in the Shell (1995)

Mamoru Oshii's acclaimed original adaptation of Masamune Shirow's sci-fi action seinen manga series. Released in both Japanese with English subs and English.

2029 – A female government cyber agent and the Internal Bureau of Investigations are hot on the trail of a “The Puppet Master” — a computer virus capable of invading cybernetic brains and altering its victim’s memory.

1995Rating: M, Violence and offensive language83 minsJapanJapanese with English subtitles
AnimatedScience Fiction
Director:
Mamoru Oshii ('Urusei Yatsura', 'Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence', TV's 'Kagaku Ninja tai Gatchaman II')
Writer:
Kazunori Itô
Cast:
Atsuko TanakaAkio ÔtsukaKôichi YamaderaYutaka NakanoTamio ÔkiTesshô GendaNamaki MasakazuMasato Yamanouchi
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Time Out

Time Out

press

Conjures up a dazzling, futuristic cityscape that, sadly, is not matched by the human landscapes at the heart of the story.

Time Out

Time Out

press

For sheer mind-expanding sci-fi strangeness this is hard to beat.

4.0
The Telegraph

The Telegraph

press

This is a work of profound and melancholic beauty; every bit as essential in the 21st century as it was in the 20th.

5.0
The Guardian

The Guardian

press

I confess I find it too opaque to make the kind of investment that would qualify me as a real fan. But it should be seen.

4.0
Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

press

I enjoyed its visuals, its evocative soundtrack (including a suite for percussion and heavy breathing), and its ideas.

Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

This is exactly the kind of film that James Cameron would make if they ever let him through the Disney front gates.

4.0
Time Out

Time Out

press

Conjures up a dazzling, futuristic cityscape that, sadly, is not matched by the human landscapes at the heart of the story.

Time Out

Time Out

press

For sheer mind-expanding sci-fi strangeness this is hard to beat.

4.0
The Telegraph

The Telegraph

press

This is a work of profound and melancholic beauty; every bit as essential in the 21st century as it was in the 20th.

5.0
The Guardian

The Guardian

press

I confess I find it too opaque to make the kind of investment that would qualify me as a real fan. But it should be seen.

4.0
Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

press

I enjoyed its visuals, its evocative soundtrack (including a suite for percussion and heavy breathing), and its ideas.

Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

This is exactly the kind of film that James Cameron would make if they ever let him through the Disney front gates.

4.0

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