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Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence

Nine years after his hugely influential Ghost in the Shell burst onto the international film scene becoming one of the most successful anime films of all time, acclaimed writer/director Mamoru Oshii returned with the long-awaited sequel, Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence.

In 2032, the line between humans and machines has been blurred almost beyond distinction. Detective Batou, an agent for covert anti-terrorist unit Public Safety Section 9, is assigned the case of gynoids -hyper-realistic female robots created for sexual companionship- that have started slaughtering their owners. In the course of the investigation, Batou and his partner Togusa take on violent Yakuza thugs, devious hackers, government bureaucrats, and corporate criminals to uncover the shocking truth behind the crime.

More than a visually stunning futuristic hard-boiled mystery, Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence is the story of a solitary cyborg that desperately wants to hold on to what's left of his humanity in a world where the value of the human soul has largely been forgotten.
Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence is the first -and only to date- Japanese animated feature film to be nominated for the Palme d'Or at the Festival de Cannes.

  • Mamoru Oshii
    Ghost in the Shell, The Sky Crawlers
  • Mamoru Oshii
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    1 hour 39 minutes
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    July 11, 2019
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Director - Mamoru Oshii