Astro Boy


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Physical Desc
1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


General Note
Title from container.
General Note
Based on the original comic strip series by Osamu Tezuka.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
General Note
Special features: "Drawing a hero" featurette; "The real Metro City" featurette; "Inside the recording booth" featurette; "Getting the Astro Boy look" featurette.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Pepe Valencia ; editor, Robert Anich Cole ; music, John Ottman.
Voices: Freddie Highmore, Kristen Bell, Nathan Lane, Eugene Levy, Matt Lucas, Bill Nighy, Donald Sutherland, Nicolas Cage.
Set in futuristic Metro City. When a brilliant scientist's young son dies, he secretly creates a powerful robot boy he names Astro Boy. Unable to fulfill the grieving man's expectations, Astro Boy embarks on a journey in search of acceptance. Along his way he experiences betrayal and a netherworld of robot gladiators, before he returns to save Metro City and reconcile with the father who had rejected him.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG; for some action and peril, and brief mild language.
System Details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual layer.
English or dubbed Spanish dialogue, Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Garger, M., Harris, T., Bowers, D., Highmore, F., Bell, K., Lane, N., Levy, E., Lucas, M., Nighy, B., Sutherland, D., Cage, N., Ottman, J., & Tezuka, O. (2010). Astro Boy . Summit Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Maryann. Garger et al.. 2010. Astro Boy. [Santa Monica, Calif.]: Summit Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Maryann. Garger et al.. Astro Boy [Santa Monica, Calif.]: Summit Entertainment, 2010.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Garger, Maryann., et al. Astro Boy Summit Entertainment, 2010.

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