Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbæk, Takeshi Kitano, Chin Han, Michael Pitt, Juliette Binoche, Lasarus Ratuere, Tuwanda Manyimo, Yutaka Izumihara, Pete Teo
Sci-fi action directed Rupert Sanders which follows The Major (Scarlett Johansson), special ops, one-of-a-kind human-cyborg hybrid, who leads the elite task force Section 9. Devoted to stopping the most dangerous criminals and extremists, Section 9 is faced with an enemy whose singular goal is to wipe out Hanka Robotic’s advancements in cyber technology.REVIEWS
Best Quotes from Trailer:
Major: This is Major, I’m on site.
Major: There’s a microbox up here. Someone’s scanning data traffic. Let’s see what’s worth this kind of surveillance. Accessing hotel security network. Got it, thirty-third floor. Someone contact the president’s staff, someone’s watching him.
President: Dr. Osmond, what is it you want from us?
Dr. Osmond: I think it’s more about what Hanka Robotics can do for you? Seventy-three percent of this world has woken up to the age of cyber enhancement. Do you really want to be left behind?
President: My people embrace cyber enhancement, as do I, but there’s no one who really understands the risk to individuality, identity, or messing with the human soul.
President: I’ve heard this speech before from your competitors, and now Hanka Robotics serves us with…
[to the Geisha pouring his drink which is now overflowing his cup]
Dr. Osmond: What are you doing? Hey, hey, hey!
[the Geisha suddenly breaks his finger]
President: This is what I’m talking about.
[the Geisha breaks a plate over Osmond’s head and then takes him by the neck]
Major: Hallway, six men, shots fired. Section 9 ETA?
Batou: Two minutes out, Major.
Major: Too long, I’m going in.
[after breaking into the building and killing the thugs, Major shoots the Geisha that killed Osmond]
Red Robed Geisha: Help me. Please don’t let me die.
Major: Who sent you?
Red Robed Geisha: Help me, please.
Major: Answer me.
[the voice of the Geisha changes to a male voice]
Red Robed Geisha: Collaborate with Hanka Robotics and be destroyed.
[suddenly the Geisha’s face opens to reveal the robot underneath, Major shoots at it]
[referring to the robotic red robed Geisha she had shot]
Major: I have to do a deep dive. I have to get inside her memory.
Dr. Dahlin: Consent wanted for data download.
Major: I give my consent.
[as Major goes into the robotic Geisha’s memories she starts twitching on the table]
Batou: What the hell is happening? Disconnect her. Get her off!
Dr. Dahlin: I’m trying!
Batou: Get her out now!
Kuze: [to Major] I have been watching you. You have to remember.
Kuze: [to Major] Everything they told you was a lie. You had a family. Remember that.
Major: I saw someone down there. He wasn’t human.
Man: He’s a known terrorist, and he’s killed again.
Major: He didn’t just kill them, he hacked into their minds.
Togusa: He’s everywhere and nowhere.
Major: I will find him, and I will kill him.
Dr. Ouelet: You are the first of your kind, but you’re not invulnerable.
Major: Maybe next time you can design me better.
Major: [voice over] Everyone around me they feel connected to something, connected to something I’m not.
Woman: [to Major] What are you?
Dr. Ouelet: [to Major] There was an attack. You were dying. We saved you, and now you save others.
Batou: You never talk about your past.
Major: I don’t remember much, just fragments.
Major: I don’t know who to trust.
Batou: You trust me, right?
Major: I know I have a past. I’ll find out who I was.
Kuze: [to Major] What a beauty you are. You have improved us so much since they made me.
Major: Who are you? What do you want from me?
Kuze: They did not save your life, they stole it.
Major: [to Aramaki] How many were there before me?
[referring to Major]
Man: She was supposed to have a clean brain. I order you to terminate.
Major: They created me, but they cannot control me. This ends now.
Kuze: [to Major] I have been made strong and fast.
Kuze: Do you see it?
Major: What is that?!
Major: Where did the bodies come from?
Ladriya: She knows, they won’t stop until they control everyone.
[referring to Major]
Section Six Leader: We cannot control her.
Major: Let’s finish this.
Batou: I’m right behind you, Major.
Ghost in the Shell is set to open in the US and UK March 31, 2017.