A retro science-fiction epic set in Victorian England, "Steamboy" features an inventor prodigy named Ra Stim who receives a mysterious metal ball containing a new form of energy capable of powering an entire nation. This young boy must use it to fight evil, redeem his family, and save London from destruction. The lush Victorian interiors and the elegance of the era's mechanical design allows Otomo to create dazzling visual backgrounds and machines for this film.... Full synopsis »
March 18, 2005 (Limited)
DVD Release Date
July 26, 2005 (Buy on Amazon)
Rated PG-13 for action violence
This movie review is currently away from the desk. Please come again.