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Vexille (movie)

5 Ratings: 3.2
A movie directed by Fumihiko Sori.

Vexille(2007, subtitled2077 Nippon Sakoku: "2077 Isolation of Japan") is a CG/motion capture film that apes the popularAppleseedseries. In 2077, 10 years after Japan withdrew into a sort of neo-Tokugawa isolation to pursue illegal cyborg technology, … see full wiki

Director: Fumihiko Sori
Genre: Foreign
4 reviews about Vexille (movie)
review by . March 27, 2009
posted in ASIANatomy
As a fan of Asian cinema, I've often wondered why I haven't reviewed more Japanese anime. Traditional anime has very complex storylines that can put most movies to shame. "VEXILLE" (a.k.a. Vexille 2077 Nihon Sakaku, Isolation) is from the same folks responsible for Appleseed and Ghost in the Shell: S.A.C.. Director Fumihiko Sori and writer Haruka Handa's latest is a blend of traditional 2 dimensional animation and 3-D effects that gives us a vision of a futuristic world. People …
review by . June 30, 2009
Vexille animation still
Perhaps the best thing about Vexille is the plotline, which takes Japan's isolationist history and transplants it into the future. This future is one where cybernetics has been banned by the UN. Japan, being a leader in this technology, responds by withdrawing and continuing its cybernetic developments. They draw up rigid barriers that prevents any entry into the country. American agents are deployed to secretly slip inside the country and learn exactly what isolationist Japan is up to with their …
review by . June 18, 2008
I must admit that initial reason for picking this movie was the soundtrack by Paul Oakenfold but I ended up loving the movie. Overall visually it was stunning, nothing less than you would expect from the high tech Japanese animation and the story was very interesting. I won't dissect what the main story was; in a nutshell America gets involved with Japan after ten years of seclusion and secret bio engineering projects are starting to threaten man kind. Humans and robots start to mix forming an eerie …
review by . June 19, 2008
Not everyone is an anime fan, if they're basing their opinion on the first of this genre. But Vexville comes as a riveting surprise, first, for the amazing light-years progress of anime and CGI, and second, for the storyline that is quite incredible for this artform.    Set in the future, Japan has isolated itself against a world that seeks to stop the integration of robotics with human beings. Japan (in the story) is a world leader in the development of these robot applications, …
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