Starring: Anna Paquin, Alfred Molina, Patrick Stewart
Director: Katsuhiro Otomo
From the leader in animé Katsuhiro Otomo (Osamu Tezuka's Metropolis, Memories), comes his first feature- length directorial project since his breakthrough film (Akira). A retro science-fiction epic set in Victorian England, Steamboy features an inventor prodigy named Ray Steam, who receives a mysterious metal ball containing a new form of energy capable of powering an entire nation, the Steam Ball. Young Ray Steam must use the Steam Ball to fight evil, redeem his family, and save London from destruction. With more than 180,000 drawings and 400 CG cuts, Steamboy is one of the most elaborate animated features ever created. Steamboy will be brought to life with an outstanding ensemble voiceover cast including Anna Paquin (X-Men), Patrick Stewart (X-Men), and Alfred Molina (Spider-man 2).
From Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, STEAMBOY: DIRECTOR’S CUT comes to DVD and UMD™ Video for PSP™ on July 26th! Steamboy is also available in a Collector’s Gift Set which includes the Director's Cut DVD, a Collectible Booklet, Postcards, and a Mini-Comicbook.
Available on DVD and VHS July 26, 2005.
Features are available on the Director’s Cut DVD:
- Director's Cut of the Feature Film
- "Re-voicing Steamboy" Featurette
- Interview with Katsuhiro Otomo
- Multi-Screen Landscape Study
- Ending Montage
- Production Drawings
- Animation Onion Skins
- Widescreen Presentation
- Subtitles: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese
- Audio: English, Japanese 5.1, French, Spanish & Portuguese Stereo
- Exclusive Ôtomo Illustration Postcard
- Only Available in Steamboy Gift Set: 166 page Sketch Book, 10 Collectible Postcards, 22 Manga (Special Features Not Rated)
Check out Steamboy
Interview with Anna Paquin
Interview with Patrick Stewart
Interview with Katsuhiro Otomo
Movie Clips - Attack is On!
Movie Clips - Miss Walks into Battle
Movie Clips - Ray Chased
Movie Clips - Steam Tower Launches
Movie Clips - Steamboy Saves Miss
More inofrmation can be found on the Steamboy Official site from Sony Pictures.