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A genetic discovery that could prove mankind's saving grace is instead used to create the very beings who threaten their existence in director Kazuaki Kirya's visionary sci-fi epic. The time is the late 21st Century; fifty years of war between Europa and the Eastern Federation have left the planet devastated and the human race completely dispirited. In the aftermath of the Eastern Federation "victory," a new federation known as Eurasia is born. But the planet has been ravaged beyond the point of repair by nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons, and a half-century of… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 67%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Surprisingly bittersweet and contemplative, and hence registers more strongly than a mere sensory spectacle."
‑ Michael Dequina,
"Its pessimistic view of the future is as old hat as the superhero premise, but the way it looks most certainly is not. Style over substance? Certainly. But what style!"
‑ Brian Webster, Apollo Guide
"Une expérience technique enlevante beaucoup plus qu'un film à part entière."
‑ Jean-François Vandeuren, Panorama
"Overlong, heavy-handed and thoroughly humourless it may be, but it is also a spectacularly stylised mutation of the way we look at the world of war."
‑ Anton Bitel, Movie Gazette
"Like the similarly stylized Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow and, to a certain extent, 300, Casshern is more about visuals than story. It's a CG playground where cartoon and live action collide."
‑ Ryan Cracknell, Movie Views
"The semiotic noise of this juiced-up virtual exhibit doesn't exactly ask to be discerned."
‑ Ed Gonzalez, Slant Magazine
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