The Matrix 101: Your Guide to Understanding The MatrixThe Matrix 101: Your Guide to Understanding The Matrix
The Matrix Reloaded Revolutions The Animatrix The Games The Books Get Stuff! Contributions
Final Flight of the Osiris         The Second Renaissance Parts I & II         Kid's Story         Program
World Record         Beyond         A Detective Story         Matriculated        
The Animatrix: A Detective Story

Written By: Shinichiro Watanabe
Directed By: Shinichiro Watanabe

A spare film noir-style detective story about a down-on-his-luck detective hired to find Trinity the hacker, early in her career with Morpheus. In black and white the filmmakers capture amazing 40s-style New York scenes especially impressive in the latter half depicting a snowfall. Using an array of old and new technology the detective tracks her down by hanging out on hacker sites tracking down Alice in Wonderland references. He has been hired by the Agents of course to help lead them to Trinity. The story ends appropriately with a gunfight on a train. Carrie-Anne Moss provides the voice for Trinity in this film.





The Animatrix: Scene from A Detective Story

Also by this director:
Cowboy Bebop (director)
Macross Plus (co-director)

Read an interview with the director.

Get The Animatrix for yourself!

 
Did You Know?

The Wachowski brothers gave Keanu 3 books before reading The Matrix script: 'Out of Control' by the Editor of Wired Magazine, 'Introducing Evolutionary Psychology' and Jean Baudrillard's 'Simulacra and Simulation'. Find out more about these books.
Main Character from The Matrix

The Matrix copyright © 1999 - 2015, Warner Bros. Warner Bros. is the owner of all copyrights and trademark rights in The Matrix.
Website content copyright © 2003 - 2015, The Matrix 101. All rights reserved.