I missed this film at the London Film Festival (I was blinded to the other choices by the presence of BRII). Anyhow, the write-up looked interesting, so I bought it. It is excellent. It is influenced by "The Matrix", but less like "Equilibrium", and more like a kind of vivid, extremely playful magic realism that blurs the boundaries between reality and illusion to an even greater extent than "Avalon" does. In terms of spiritual and philosophical depth, it is much closer to "The Matrix" than "Avalon": i.e., in the words of Andy Warhol, look at its surfaces, and there you will find it. However, although it borrows much from the Matrix, it surpasses it, and leaves the whole trilogy behind. As sheer art of form, color, movement, and excitement it is unequalled among cyberpunk films apart from, perhaps, Ghost in the Shell. Not as spiritually engaging as "avalon" but beautiful visually: watch it if you can. By the way: don't be fooled by the low key start: the film is dynamite. And check out Lara Croft in this film: astonishing!