Gattaca (1997)

7.0 / Rated by 1 people

Science Fiction
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106 min.
Plot  In "the not-too-distant future", eugenics (in the form of conceiving "improved" children by genetic manipulation) is common, and DNA plays the primary role in determining social class. A genetic registry database uses biometrics to instantly identify and classify those so created as "valids" while those conceived by traditional means and more susceptible to genetic disorders are derisively known as "in-valids". Genetic discrimination is forbidden by law, but in practice genotype profiling is used to identify valids to qualify for professional employment while in-valids are relegated to menial jobs.

Vincent Freeman is conceived naturally without the aid of genetic selection, and immediately after birth, his genetics indicate a high probability of several disorders and an estimated life span of 30.2 years. His parents, regretting their decision, use genetic selection to give birth to their next child Anton who is genetically superior to Vincent. The two brothers play a game of ...
  

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Cast

Ethan Hawke
Vincent Anton Freeman
Mason Gamble
Young Vincent
Uma Thurman
Irene Cassini
Jude Law
Jerome Eugene Morrow
Loren Dean
Anton Freeman
William Lee Scott
Teenage Anton
Gore Vidal
Director Josef
Xander Berkeley
Dr. Lamar
Jayne Brook
Marie Freeman
Elias Koteas
Antonio Freeman
Maya Rudolph
Delivery nurse
Blair Underwood
Geneticist
Alan Arkin
Detective Hugo
Dean Norris
Cop on the Beat
Ken Marino
Sequencing technician
Gabrielle Reece
Gattaca Trainer

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All Titles

Gattaca
English Original Title

Release Dates

Country

United States

Language

English

Updates

  Onur rated Gattaca (1997) with 7.0 stars / 18.06.2016

  Bultan added Gattaca (1997) to watchlist / 25.12.2014



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