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Gattaca

Cast

Ethan Hawke, Jude Law, Gore Vidal, Uma Thurman View All


Crew

Andrew Niccol (Director), Andrew Niccol (Screenplay) View All

Release: Sep. 7th, 1997
Runtime: 1 hour, 46 minutes
In a future society in the era of indefinite eugenics, humans are set on a life course depending on their DNA. Young Vincent Freeman is born with a condition that would prevent him from space travel, yet is determined to infiltrate the GATTACA space program.
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False Writer
The movie follows Freeman's journey as he infiltrates the Gatacca space program by posing as another person named Jerome Morrow (played by Jude Law) who is genetically "valid" for the job but suffered an accident oversees that left him paralyzed.
Citizen Rules
Vincent (Ethan Hawke) is the natural born child, who's full of spirit but with crummy health...In contrast is his genetically superior manufactured brother Anton, who's icy.
JayDee
It's not a film which details and speculates about the far-flung possible future of spaceships, ray guns and aliens; but a film which takes our current society and levels of technology and just nudges them ever so slightly down the line; as the film itself tells us it's set in the not-too-distant future, and postulates how our civilization may adapt and change to advances in science.
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