The Big Idea: In a movie exploding at the seams with fascinating new ideas, the image of a computer driven mad by its own programming stands out.
In the world of Gattaca, what you are allowed to do, where you are permitted to live, and how, are all determined by your genes, which are sampled almost constantly - about as many times as we are asked to show some form of ID daily.
Uma Thurmond, Ethan Hawke and Jude Law lend powerful performances to this film, and the love that grows between them - forged in Hawke's struggle to maintain the pretense of genetic perfection he requires to fulfill his career ambitions to become an astronaut - allows the human story behind the sci-fi to saturate the film.
Gattaca script at the Internet Movie Script Database.
The movie is filled with daydreamers desperate for a sense of purpose. They instead find television, guns, alcohol and inertia. But even given the film’s sense of resignation, it allows for a romance to flourish, as improbable as water in the desert. Joshua Rothkopf
director and writer of the 1997 film Gattaca, ..
I think that science is able to remove something from brains/personality but not ADD something there.
Gattaca is very wise and contemplative film and deals with important themes of personality, privacy, happiness (of being a human and having a personality), friendship and living (in our world and after it).
Gattaca is a 1997 American science ..
Gattaca is eternal movie, and the answers the film asks we may get once we experience the same thing as Jerome/Eugene (Jude Law) experiences at the end..
This film shows what it is to be man and what it must no become.
Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD)
18-12-2009 · In a movie appropriately named after the most depressing state in the union, Zach Braff plays Andrew the discrimination in the movie of gattaca Largeman, a young man who has been on antidepressants.
In my tenth grade biology class we watched a movie called GATTACA
Stuff like this unfortunately don't come too often from Hollywood, and I think that Gattaca too wasn't very successful at the box office, because stupid mainstream couldn't find anything interesting in it.
Choosing our children? – GATTACA | BioethicsBytes
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Gattaca - Annan Academy English Department Blog
Far from just being an unrealistic portrayal of what the future will hold, 'Gattaca' questions the ideals of mankind, the principles of civilization and leaves us to wonder what we, as a society are truly striving for.