Escaflowne: The Movie

Escaflowne: The Movie

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Director: Kazuki Akane

Cast: Kazuki Akane, Kelly Sheridan, Kirby Morrow, Venus Terzo

     
 

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A despondent young girl's life recieves new meaning when she's transported to an enchanting new world in Banda Entertainment's release of Kazuki Akane's Escaflowne. Presented in 1.85:1 anamorphic widescreen and featuring audio in both English Dolby Digital 5.1 and English DTS, this disc also offers optional English subtitles. Extra features include a realtimeSee more details below

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A despondent young girl's life recieves new meaning when she's transported to an enchanting new world in Banda Entertainment's release of Kazuki Akane's Escaflowne. Presented in 1.85:1 anamorphic widescreen and featuring audio in both English Dolby Digital 5.1 and English DTS, this disc also offers optional English subtitles. Extra features include a realtime storyboard track.

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A re-interpretation the 1996 TV series seen recently on Fox Kids, Escaflowne: The Movie is an outstanding action-adventure, pure and simple. A bored high school girl named Hitomi finds herself whisked away from her mundane life in Tokyo to a war-torn parallel world called Gaia lorded over by a feudal clan. Turns out Hitomi is the fabled Wing Goddess of prophecy and gets to pilot a robot-like giant suit of living armor called Escaflowne. Whether in Japan or in the West, few anime films have been given the treatment on home video that Escaflowne: The Movie enjoys. For the remarkable Ultimate Edition, a sturdy blue box opens up to reveal three separate, bonus-packed DVDs and a 20-page booklet. The first contains the film itself, along with an isolated score and optional real-time storyboards. The second disc offers a wealth of Escaflowne extras, including a "making of" featurette, an art gallery, and footage from the film's premiere. The third disc affords the original soundtrack. With an expansive package like this, even newcomers will be impressed by the amount of work and depth of creativity involved in bringing such a film to the screen. Fans of the show and film will be in heaven. Volk Lindsay

Product Details

Release Date:
07/23/2002
UPC:
0669198800580
Original Release:
2000
Rating:
NR
Source:
Bandai
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time:
1:36:00

Special Features

Interactive animated menus; Anamorphic transfer; Dolby DTS 5.1 Japanese audio; Dolby Digital 5.1 Japanese and English audio; Dolby Digital 5.1 isolated score track; Realtime storyboard track; English subtitles

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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Van Attacks [5:26]
2. A Dream From Long Ago [3:49]
3. Hitomi and Yukari [5:01]
4. The Dragon Armor Wakes [5:03]
5. Fateful Encounter [6:13]
6. Lord Folken [3:10]
7. The Wing Goddess [7:33]
8. The Abaharaki [1:56]
9. Dilandau's Mission [5:23]
10. Van vs. Dilandau [5:35]
11. The Price of Failure [2:38]
12. Adom Village [5:15]
13. Torushina [4:13]
14. Sora [7:55]
15. Escaflowne Descends [5:08]
16. The Power to Destroy [5:08]
17. To Lord Folken... [7:07]
18. Soaring [3:03]
19. Always Together [1:47]
20. Ending [6:07]

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