Three tough (and sexy) young women find themselves in a harsh and alien virtual-reality realm where, armed to the teeth, they must battle high-tech warships, gigantic "sand whales," and possibly each other if they're to survive. Director Mamoru Oshii's ("Avalon") sci-fi actioner, based on a pair of earlier short films, stars Rinko Kikuchi, Meisa Kuroki, Hinako Saeki. 78 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English and Japanese Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English; behind-the-scenes footage; theatrical trailer. In English and Japanese with English subtitles.