Children of Men

Children of Men
  • 2006
  • UK
  • 1h 54min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Alfonso Cuarón
  • Cast: Clive Owen, Julianne Moore, Michael Caine, Claire-Hope Ashitey, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Pam Ferris, Danny Huston
  • Website: www.childrenofmen.net

It's 2027, and no children have been born worldwide for nearly two decades in this rare example of big budget sci-fi with intelligence and heart. Director Cuarón has played down the PD James' novel's religious allegory in favour of hard-hitting political immediacy, in the spirit of forerunners 'The Omega Man' and 'Soylent Green'.

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Filmhouse, Edinburgh (0.0 miles)

88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ
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Children of Men

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Children of Men

18 Sep 20064 stars

(15) 114min

It’s 2027, and various crises relating to immigration, terrorism and biological insecurities are just the minor symptoms of a larger problem facing mankind; no children have been born worldwide for nearly two decades. When society’s youngest person…

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