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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Toshiaki Karasawa
Etsushi Toyokawa
Takako Tokiwa
Directors
Yukihiko Tsutsumi
Screenwriters
Yasushi Fukuda
Takashi Nagasaki
Naoki Urasawa
Yusuke Watanabe
Running Time
142 minutes

20th Century Boys
The hyper-involved manga series comes to the big-screen


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20th Century Boys

Plot
A school reunion provokes a group of adults to remember the unusual events in their childhood surrounding the imagined villians they choose to play-fight. These memories start to have profound and unexpected resonance on their current lives.


Verdict
Headache-inducingly convoluted plot and cast of characters but the action and faithfulness to the series is impressive. Be aware that this is definitely a trilogy and the ending reflects this.


Reviewed by Justin Bowyer

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