For the manga of the same name, see Akira (manga).) is a 1988 anime film written and directed by Katsuhiro Otomo based on his hit manga. The film is set in a futuristic and post-war city, Neo-Tokyo, in 2019
Jan Svankmajer - Is a Czech film maker, his being 'Faust' He is a surrealist animator who uses combined formats. He has a full feature film which is a surreal & unsettling version of Alice in Wonderland.