Keswick Film Club - Akira

Akira 

Director: Katsuhiro Otomo Country: Japan
Cert: 12 Year: 1988 Length: 124 mins Language: Japanese
Akira

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Synopsis

In post-World War III Japan, a secret military project turns a biker gang member into a raging psionic psychopath. For his debut feature, Otomoto reworks his own highly successful comic strip into a staggering piece of animation, its complex plot being both imaginative and serious.

Critics

open_quote The film moves with such kinetic energy, you'll be hanging on for dear life close_quote Richard Harrington, Washington Post



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Keswick Film Club won the Best New Film Society at the British Federation Of Film Societies awards in 2000.

Since then, the club has won Film Society Of The Year and awards for Best Programme four times and Best Website twice.

We have also received numerous Distinctions and Commendations in categories including marketing, programming and website.

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