Not Rated | | Animation, Action, Crime
A cyborg policewoman and her partner hunt a mysterious and powerful hacker called the Puppet Master.
In ordinary anime, characters would at least blink to create the feeling of "being animated", but in this movie, Motoko's eyes intentionally stayed unblinking many times. Director Mamoru Oshii's intention was to portray her as a "doll".
In the near future: Corporate networks reach out to the stars, electrons and light flow throughout the universe. - The advance of computerisation, however, has not yet wiped out nations and ethnic groups.
Dispatcher: To all units: Code 2-0-8 in district C-13, ...
When Kusanagi is fighting the ghost hacked man, the orientation of the signs in the background changes between shots.
Batou is reffered to as Bateau in the English dubbed version.
£7,493 (UK) (14 December 1995)