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Astro Boy / Imagi Animation Studios ; Tezuka Production Company ; produced by Maryann Garger ; screenplay by Timothy Harris, David Bowers ; directed by David Bowers.

Garger, Maryann. (Added Author). Harris, Timothy, 1946- (Added Author). Bowers, David. (Added Author). Highmore, Freddie, 1992- (Added Author). Bell, Kristen, 1980- (Added Author). Lane, Nathan, 1956- (Added Author). Levy, Eugene, 1946- (Added Author). Lucas, Matt, 1974- (Added Author). Nighy, Bill, 1949- (Added Author). Sutherland, Donald, 1935- (Added Author). Cage, Nicolas, 1965- (Added Author). Ottman, John. (Added Author). Tezuka, Osamu, 1928-1989 Tetsuwan Atomu. English. (Added Author). Imagi Animation Studios. (Added Author). Tezuka Purodakushon. (Added Author). Summit Entertainment. (Added Author). Director of photography, Pepe Valencia ; editor, Robert Anich Cole ; music, John Ottman. (Cast).
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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Santa Monica, Calif.] : Summit Entertainment, [2010]

Content descriptions

General Note: Title from container.
Based on the original comic strip series by Osamu Tezuka.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
Special features include: two all-new animated sequences: Astro vs. The Junkyard Pirates , The RRF in: The New Recruit ; inside the recording booth ; designing a hero ; building Metro City ; Astro Boy image gallery: creating a global icon ; getting the Astro Boy look.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Pepe Valencia ; editor, Robert Anich Cole ; music, John Ottman.
Participant or Performer Note: Voices: Freddie Highmore, Kristen Bell, Nathan Lane, Eugene Levy, Matt Lucas, Bill Nighy, Donald Sutherland, Nicolas Cage.
Summary, etc.: Set in futuristic Metro City. When a brilliant scientist's young son dies, he secretly creates a powerful robot boy he names Astro Boy. Unable to fulfill the grieving man's expectations, Astro Boy embarks on a journey in search of acceptance. Along his way he experiences betrayal and a netherworld of robot gladiators, before he returns to save Metro City and reconcile with the father who had rejected him.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: PG; for some action and peril, and brief mild language.
System Details Note: Region 1, NTSC ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual layer.
Language Note: Languages & subtitles: English or Spanish.
Some copies have closed captioning for the hearing impaired.
Subject: Robots > Drama.
Scientists > Drama.
Grief in men > Drama.
Betrayal > Drama.
Gladiators > Drama.
Reconciliation > Drama.
Genre: Fantasy films.
Science fiction films.
Animated films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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