Action/Adventure, Animation, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Running Time: 110 min.
Release Date: January 15, 2012 (limited)
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Cast: Shelley Calene-Black, Shinichirô Miki, Rie Kugimiya
iIn a fictional universe where alchemy is one of the most advanced scientific techniques known to man, the Elric brothers, Edward and Alphonse, hoped to bring their dead mother back to life when they attempted human transmutation, but their reckless defiance of alchemy's Law of Equivalent Exchange not only failed to resurrect their mother but it plunged the boys into a hellish nightmarehalf of Ed's limbs were torn from his body and Al awoke to discover his soul transferred to a suit of armor.
The only one way the brothers can restore their bodies is to find the fabled Philosopher's Stone. A fugitive alchemist with mysterious abilities leads them to a distant valley of slums inhabited by the Milos, a proud people struggling against bureaucratic exploitation.
They quickly find themselves in the middle of a rising rebellion, as the exiled Milos lash out against their oppressors. Alphonse befriends Julia, a young alchemist at the heart of the conflict who vows to stop at nothing to restore her people to their former gloryeven if it means harnessing the awful power of the mythical Philosopher's Stone.
Encore performance on January 19, 2012.
Studio: Eleven Arts
Screenplay: Hiromu Arakawa, Yûichi Shinbo