Frieze Film & Talks: Katsuhiro Otomo
Frieze Film & Talks
Katsuhiro Otomo, Akira, 1988. 120:04 min
Clandestine army activities threaten the war torn city of Neo-Tokyo when a mysterious being with powerful psychic abilities escapes his prison and inadvertently draws a violent motorcycle gang into a heinous web of experimentation. As a result, a biker with a twisted mind embarks on a path of war, seeking revenge against a society what once called him weak.
This film is part of Frieze Film & Talks, curated by Venus Lau. Read more
Katsushiro Otomo Akira