Gattaca (1997)

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Gattaca (1997)
  • Time: 106 min
  • Genre: Drama | Romance | Sci-Fi
  • Director: Andrew Niccol
  • Cast: Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Jude Law

Storyline:

In the not-too-distant future, a less-than-perfect man wants to travel to the stars. Society has categorized Vincent Freeman as less than suitable given his genetic make-up and he has become one of the underclass of humans that are only useful for menial jobs. To move ahead, he assumes the identity of Jerome Morrow, a perfect genetic specimen who is a paraplegic as a result of a car accident. With professional advice, Vincent learns to deceive DNA and urine sample testing. Just when he is finally scheduled for a space mission, his program director is killed and the police begin an investigation, jeopardizing his secret.

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