Metropia
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A man who hears voices in his head discovers he's not crazy, but something far worse is going on in this animated sci-fi drama from director Tarik Saleh. It's the year 2024, and the global oil supply ha finally bottomed out; poverty is widespread, and with automobiles no longer practical, a system of underground trains links most of the cities of Europe. Roger Olafsson (voice of Vincent Gallo) is a low-level office worker who spends his days toiling away in a telephone center and his night cooped up in a tiny flat. One day, Roger begins hearing a voice in his head; the voice tells… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 40%

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"Technically innovative but narratively moribund."
‑ Jeannette Catsoulis, New York Times
"Sinister fantasy enthusiasts will revel in Saleh's bold effort, but for the rest, there's little enjoyment to be had."
‑ Perri Nemiroff, CinemaBlend.com
"Metropia treads a well-worn Orwellian path (see: Brazil, 1985) but Tarik Saleh's debut compensates for the lack of narrative invention with stunning visuals."
‑ Simon Foster, sbs.com.au
"Corporate conspiracy, urban alienation and mind control through shampoo are stirred up in Tarik Saleh's animated science fiction dystopia..."
‑ Sean Axmaker, Seanax.com
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