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Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within [DVD Boxset] [2-Disc Version]

  • PG-13
  • DVD
  • 2 discs
  • Region 1 USA/CA (info)
  • Directed by Hironobu Sakaguchi (who also created the best-selling series of video games that inspired the film), the groundbreaking FINAL FANTASY, which stars a startlingly lifelike cast of animated characters, is the first photo-realistic computer-generated feature film ever made. In the year 2065, Earth has been taken over by a race of alien phantoms and transformed into a barren wasteland sprinkled with dome-enclosed barrier cities--the last remaining bastions of human civilization. Dr. Aki Ross (voiced by actress Ming-Na) has teamed up with Captain Gray Edwards (Alec Baldwin) to search for the "eighth spirit," a powerful entity dwelling in an unknown life form somewhere on the planet. It holds the key to perfecting a system of energy waves that will neutralize the phantoms. Ross's opponent is the reckless General Hein (James Woods), who is determined to put a stop to the alien invasion by firing a satellite cannon directly into a nest of phantoms located deep within the Earth, even though this could mean obliterating the planet itself and all life upon it.
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    • Rating - sci-fi action violence
  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 06249

  • Credits
    Alec Baldwin, Alexander Rae Baldwin, James Woods
  • Critic Reviews
    "...The visual effects are wondrous..."
    New York Times

    "...A visual marvel....The emotional kick wouldn't be much stronger were it populated with people..."
    USA Today

    "...Visually impressive....[The] voicing is solid down the line....[The film] evinces a craftsmanlike fastidiousness throughout all levels of production..."
    Variety

    "...A mesmerizing technical achievement....These computer-created characters represent a cinematic art of the future....It's a great wow..."
    Entertainment Weekly

    "...The film exerts a hold..."
    Rolling Stone

    "...Those being inducted to FINAL FANTASY through THE SPIRITS WITHIN will marvel at the technical expertise of game-producer-turned-director Hironobu Sakaguchi..."
    Sight and Sound

    "...Sci-fi fans and programmers will find it hard to contain their glee as battleships explode in vibrant shades of orange and red....The alien phantoms, luminous and ethereal, are both beautiful and terrifying..."
    Total Film

    4 stars out of 5 -- "This was a groundbreaking movie that triumphantly unveiled realistic virtual humans..."
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