Astroboy in Roboland

A film by Marc Caro

2008 France - Documentary


According to the Japanese research institute, Seed Planning, by 2015, 13 million robot assistants will be part of Japanese homes to cheer up, comfort and possibly take care of their owners. This documentary blends clips from Japanese cartoons, interviews with fiction writers, sociologists, robotics specialists and footage shot in the labs where humanoid robots are designed in order to explain why and how the Japanese are getting ready to cohabit with robots... following in the footsteps of Astroboy...

  • crew

    • Producer
    • Serge Lalou (Les Films d'Ici)
    • Author
    • Etienne Barral
    • Cinematography
    • Yuichi Nagata
    • Sound
    • Daisuke Fujioka
    • Editing
    • J√©rome Lefdup
    • Executive Producer
    • Laurent Duret
  • infos

    • Running time
    • 53 min
    • Format
    • HD CAM

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