Gattaca: A fully imagined future

Check out this review of Gattaca by Janet Maslin (New York Times).

Imagine an Orwellian story presented with a cool, eerie precision like Peter Greenaway’s and you have some sense of “Gattaca,” a handsome and fully imagined work of cautionary futuristic fiction. Its subject is bigotry, though the races and sexes appear to enjoy equal freedom, which is to say not much. The film’s world revolves around strict conformity at places like the Gattaca Corp., where employees wear somber uniforms and stern, serious expressions — except for one man with a discreetly worried look: Vincent Freeman (Ethan Hawke), Gattaca’s house imposter.

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