“The Sky Crawlers”

Coming Soon to a Theatre near you! The Anime movie “The Sky Crawlers” is hitting Singapore on 27th November! The movie was originally released in Japan August 2008, how’s that for fast turnover rate! The film was made by the team behind Ghost in the Shell, namely Production  I.G. and famous anime director Mamoru Oshii.

Based on the novel series by Hiroshi Mori, the film follows an  alternate historical world, revolving around a group of teenage fighter pilots doomed to remain young forever, engaging in WWII style aerial combat games organized by adults. With Mamoru Oshii at the helm, expect not only beautifully animated dogfight sequences, but complex psychological drama as well.

Already the film has won numeroud awards at various Film festivals. Most recently on Ocotber 25th, it won the Award of Excellence at the Japanese Digital Media Awards 2008.

The film has been brought to Singapore by Encore Films who previously brought over shows like manga adaptations Death Note and recently 20th Century Boys. They will be distributing it in conjunction with Golden Village. The movie will be screened in Japanese with English and Chinese subtitles.

You can check ou their site for the movie over here.

To see the trailer, go directly here!


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