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Children of men (2006)
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Call no.:
DVD 011 792
Title:
Children of men
Originally produced:
2006
Format:
DVD
Summary:
London, 2027. Humanity has become infertile and no child has been born for 18 years. Science is at loss to explain the reason. Immigration is a crime and refugees are caged like animals. African and East European societies have collapsed and their dwindling populations are migrating toward England and other wealthy nations. Torn apart by nuclear fallout, rampant terrorism and political rebellion. In this climate of nationalistic violence, a London peace activist turned bureaucrat Theo Faron, joins forces with Julian, his revolutionary ex-wife, in order to save mankind by protecting a woman who has mysteriously became pregnant. These three set out on a desperate struggle to deliver the world's only pregnant woman to the Human Project with hope that they can discover the cure for global infertility. As they carefully navigate between the battling forces of military police and a pro-immigration insurgency this small group must endure a death-defying ordeal of urban warfare.
Credits:
Universal Pictures ; Strike Entertainment ; Hit & Run Productions ; Quietus Productions, Ltd. ; produced by Marc Abraham, Eric Newman, Hilary Shor, Iain Smith, Tony Smith ; screenplay by Alfonso Cuarón & Timothy J. Sexton and David Arata and Mark Fergus & Hawk Ostby ; directed by Alfonso Cuarón.
Edition:
Widescreen.
Publication:
Universal City, Calif. : Universal Pictures, c2007.
Languages:
Open-captioned.
Details:
1 DVD (110 min.) : sound, color
Studio(s):
Universal Pictures (Firm)
Strike Entertainment (Firm)
Hit and Run Productions
Quietus Productions, Ltd
Screenwriter(s):
Cuarón, Alfonso
Sexton, Timothy J.
Arata, David
Fergus, Mark
Ostby, Hawk
Producer(s):
Abraham, Marc
Newman, Eric
Shor, Hilary
Smith, Iain
Smith, Tony
Cast:
Clive Owen, Julianne Moore, Michael Caine, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Charlie Hunnam, Claire-Hope Ashitey, Pam Ferris, Danny Huston, Peter Mullan, Jacek Koman, Oana Pellea, Paul Sharma, Michael Klesic.
Production:
Director of photography, Emmanuel Lubezki ; editors, Alfonso Cuarón, Alex Rodríguez ; music, John Tavener.
Notes:
Aspect ratio 1.85:1.
Based on the novel by P.D. James.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Special features: Deleted scenes; featurettes.
Subjects:
James, P. D. Film adaptations.
Fertility, Human Drama.
Birth intervals Drama.
Extinction (Biology) Drama.
Population Drama.
Human rights workers England London Drama.
Pregnant women England London Drama.
London (England) Drama.
Genre:
Action and adventure films.
Feature films.
Science fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
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Location: Van Pelt Video Collection
Format: DVD
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Action and adventure films
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Film adaptations
Genre: Science fiction films
Year: 2000s
Spoken language: English
Accessibility: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Title: Children of men
Actor: Caine, Michael
Actor: Moore, Julianne
Actor: Owen, Clive
Musical score composer: Taverner, John
Production studio: Hit and Run Productions
Production studio: Quietus Productions, Ltd
Production studio: Strike Entertainment (Firm)
Production studio: Universal Pictures (Firm)
Screenplay: Adaptations
Film technique: Live action
Cover image available: No