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Children of Men (2006)

Director: Alfonso Cuarón

Writer(s): P.D. James (novel); Alfonso Cuarón, Timothy J. Sexton, David Arata, Mark Fergus, Hawk Ostby

Starring: Juan Gabriel Yacuzzi, Mishal Husain, Rob Curling, Jon Chevalier, Rita Davies, Kim Fenton, Chris Gilbert, Phoebe Hawthorne, Rebecca Howard, Atalanta White, Laurence Woodbridge, Clive Owen, Maria McErlane, Michael Haughey, Phaldut Sharma, Miriam Karlin, Michael Caine, Philippa Urquhart, Charlie Hunnam, Tehmina Sunny, Jody Halse, Ilario Bisi-Pedro, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Julianne Moore, Michael Klesic, Martina Messing, Simon Poland, Barnaby Edwards, Danny Huston, Ed Westwick, Valerie Griffiths, Billy Cook, Pam Ferris, Clare-Hope Ashitey, Gary Hoptrough, Rob Inch, Jamie Kenna, Maurice Lee, Dhafer L’Abidine, Bruno Ouvrard, Denise Mack, Jacek Koman, Joy Richardson, Caroline Lena Olsson, Milenka James, Somi De Souza, Francisco Labbe, Thorston Manderlay, Georgia Goodman, Peter Mullan, Dorothy Grumbar, Barry Martin, Ernesto Tomasini, Keith Dunphy, Ray Trickitt, Nabil Shaban, Goran Kostic, Dermot O’Neill, Oana Pellea, Faruk Pruti, Alexandre Bestavashvili, Galina McWhirr, Nirmala Martis, Ida Church, Yolanda Vazquez, Andrew Brooke, Nihal Arthanyake, Martin Alexander, Alex Argenti, David Olawale Ayinde, Paul Bateman, Christian Black, Michael Burhan, Andy Callaghan, Scott Davidson, Ray Donn, James Fiddy, Caroline Garnell, Vera Graziadei, Philip Harvey, Kay Headley, P.D. James, Forbes KB, Jamie Lengyel, Jeff Leslie, Mehmet Mahmut, João Costa Menezes, Steve Murphy, Vidal Sancho, Mark Shrimpton, Michael Snelders, Bertie Stephens, Albert Tang, John Warman, Paul Warren, Yana Yanezic

Synopsis: London, 2027. In this dystopian world, humans have been incapable of reproducing for eighteen years for an unknown reason, meaning the imminent extinction of the species. Britain is the one remaining civilized society on the planet, which has resulted in people wanting to immigrate there. As such, it has become a police state in order to handle the immigrants, who are placed into refugee camps. Lowly government bureaucrat Theo Faron, once an activist, is approached by the Fishes, deemed a terrorist group, led by his ex-wife Julian Taylor, who he has not seen in close to twenty years, their marriage which disintegrated following the death of their infant son Dylan during the 2008 flu pandemic. Although the Fishes did use terrorist means in their on-going revolution against the state in the fight for immigrant rights, Julian vows that they now garner support solely by speaking to the people. What she wants is for Theo to use his connections to get transit papers for a young immigrant …

Release Date: January 5, 2007 (USA) | Length: 119 min | Genre: Drama, Thriller | MPAA Rating: Rated R for strong violence, language, some drug use and brief nudity.

 

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