Akira (1988) 4K Restoration
Director: Katsuhiro Ôtomo Run Time: 124 min. Rating: R Language: Japanese
Starring: Mami Koyama, Mitsuo Iwata, Nozomu Sasaki
About the film:
A brand new restoration of the animated post-apocalyptic masterpiece written and directed by Katsuhiro Otomo. Years after the Japanese government dropped an atomic bomb on Tokyo, a bike gang leader fights to save his friend from nightmarish secret government experiments.
About the filmmaker:
Writer-director and graphic novel artist Katsuhiro Otomo is well known for creating Akira in the 1980’s. His live-action adaptation of the graphic novel Mushi-Shi (2006) premiered at the Venice Film Festival and later screened at Sundance and the Toronto International Film Festival.See today’s showtimes See upcoming films