Metropolis (2001) Movie Review Summary

Actors: Yuka Imoto (Tima's voice), Kei Kobayashi (Kenichi's voice), Kouki Okada (Rock's voice)

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METROPOLIS (Metoroporisu) is a Japanese animated movie directed by Rintaro in 2001.
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The setting is the futuristic city of Metropolis. Duke Red is conspiring against the government and hopes to overthrow it on the occasion of the celebration of the completion of the towering Ziggurat, a monument built by his society. Duke Red has even asked the sulfurous Dr. Laughton to create the ultimate robot which should rule the country from the Ziggurat tower.

Unfortunately, Rock, the jealous adopted son of Duke Red, destroys Dr. Laughton's laboratory and Tima, Laughton's creation, is saved by the young Kenichi and his uncle. Tima, a young teenager, is not aware of her real status and becomes fond of Kenichi. While the revolution, whose leaders are manipulated by Duke Red, is raging on the surface, Tima and his new friends try to escape Rock through the three subterranean zones, inhabitated by robots, which lay under Metropolis.

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Script Analysis of Metropolis (2001)

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzle 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% **Fantasy or Science Fiction?**    -   science fiction story Powerplays    -   Yes Robots & Computers & VR    -   Yes Robots    -   fighting harmful robot(s) If a cartoon...    -   animated cartoon Cartoon?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   robot, female Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Japanese


Earth setting:    -   medium future 22-24th century Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes Big cities?    -   Yes Misc settings    -   lab Kind of city    -   Beautiful sparkling advanced city

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Tone of movie    -   upbeat Kinds of F/X    -   exotic big cities Is this movie based on a    -   comics

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