An action-packed animated French sci-fi noir that whisks us into an ominously plausible 23rd century.
In the near future, private detective Aline Ruby and her android partner are hired by a wealthy businessman to track down a notorious hacker. On Mars, they descend deep into the underbelly of the planet’s capital city where they uncover a darker story of brain farms, corruption, and a missing girl who holds a secret about the robots that threaten to change the face of the universe.
“Playing skilfully with the codes of film noir and incorporating twists and turns which come thick and fast, Mars Express strikes the perfect balance between a relaxing, entertaining film and a philosophical-existential exploration, wholly resonating with modern-day dilemmas.” (Cineuropa)
“A striking and timely animation.” (Screen International)