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Cowboy Bebop: The Movie
Genre: Anim

Reviewed In Issue 75 (Aug 2003) Of Widescreen Review®

Stars:
Stars The Original Japanese Voice Talents Of Koichi Yamadera, Unsho Ishizuka, Megumi Hayashibara & Aoi Tada & The English Dubbed Voice Talents Of Steven Jay Blum, Beau Billingslea, Wendee Lee & Mellisa Fahn

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4.5
DD Sound Rating: 4
DTS Sound Rating: NA
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Reference Systems
Critics' Composite Score: 3.5
Internet Links
http://www.sonypictures.com

Special Features
Special features include six behind-the-scenes and character featurettes ranging from five to seven minutes apiece (From The Small Screen To The Big Screen, International Appeal: What


 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 09055
(MPAA Rating): R
(Rating Reason):

Some violent images
(Retail Price): $26.95
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 115
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2001
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 06/24/03
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Shinichiro Watanabe
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Based on the story by Hajime Yatate, Cowboy Bebop: The Movie takes place on Mars, 2071 A.D. On the eve of Halloween, a tanker explodes on a freeway in the crater of Alba City, releasing a deadly virus that kills hundreds. When the surviving witnesses begin to die mysteriously, the police suspect a terrorist attack using a biological weapon and offer an astronomical reward for the arrest and capture of the person behind the destruction. On the spaceship

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 1.85:1 DVD exhibits fascinating anim

Soundtrack:
There are Japanese and English language Dolby