“…A stunning work of speculative fiction, the first truly adult animation film to reach a level of literary and visual excellence.” – James Cameron, Titanic
Based on the Manga by Masamune Shirow.
2029 – A cybernetic government agent and the internal bureau of investigation are hot on the trail of a threatening computer virus.
Mamoru Oshii’s futuristic animated masterpiece, Ghost in the Shell, is the perfect film to experience on Digital Video Disk. Seamlessly merging traditional cel animation with the latest computer graphic imagery, this stunning sci-fi spectacle has broken the boundaries of mainstream animation with its detailed artistic direction and uniquely intelligent story line.
Ghost in the Shell took the world by storm in 1996, introducing a new wave of Japanese animation through its mesmerizing cinematic expression. A movie that questions a new wave of Japanese animation through its mesmerizing cinematic expression. A movie that questions our own human existence in the fast-paced world of the information age, this remarkable, award-winning, cyber-tech thriller has gone on to become one of the leading Japanese animation films of all time.
Bonus features of the DVD include
- Digitally remastered feature film
- Additionally 30 minute program: The Making of “Ghost in the Shell”
- Special interactive menus
- Complete movie production report
- Languages: English, Japanese, Japanese with English subtitles and closed captions
- English Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound. Japanese Dolby Pro Logic surround sound
- Wide screen version presented in a matted format preserving the 1.85:1 aspect ratio of the original theatrical release. Enhanced for wide screen TVs