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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12
Cast
Malgorzata Foremniak
Bartek Swiderski
Michal Breitenwald
Dariusz Biskupski
Wladyslaw Kowalski
Jerzy Gudejko
Directors
Mamoru Oshii
Screenwriters
Neil Gaiman
Kazunori Ito
Running Time
106 minutes

Avalon
Dystopic Japanese cyber-fi.


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Plot
Ash is a beautiful loner in a crumbling society who, like many, finds solace in Avalon, an illegal virtual war game.


Verdict
Despite occasional bursts of activity, it's not an action sci-fi, rather a thoughtful one. Virtual reality enthusiasts will have plenty to muse on.


Reviewed by Anna Smith

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