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An Anime 'Metropolis'

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An Anime 'Metropolis'

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An Anime 'Metropolis'

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On Friday, one of the most ambitious animated films from Japan opens in U.S. theaters. It's called Osamu Tezuka's Metropolis, and it's inspired by Fritz Lang's 1927 silent film of the same name. Beth Accomando of member station KPBS reports for Morning Edition.

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