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Ghost in the Shell

Mamoru Oshii / GB, JP, 1995 / 83 min.

Tokyo, 2029: the cyborgs are among us, in the lovely shape of Major Motoko Kusanagi. Motoko is a cop in Public Security 9 who is sent after the notorious Puppet Master. Director Mamoru Oshii set a new standard in the field of SF anime. Not the action but philosophical questions regarding identity in the age of electronic networks sets the tone.

Poster ghost in the shell

On November 8, the film is preceded by the film lecture Woman-Machine: Gender and Technology in Japanese Anime (English). From cyborg women to mutant boys and monster girls: anime radically shifts the boundaries of gender. Dr. Amir Vodka is a lecturer at the University of Amsterdam's Media Studies department.

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Director

Mamoru Oshii

Production year

1995

Country

GB, JP

Original title

Kokaku kidotai

Length

83 min.

Language

JPN

Subtitles

ENG

Part of

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