Gattaca (1997)

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  • The Eighth Day Working

Synopsis

Science fiction thriller set in a future where everybody is judged by their genetic make-up and propensities, creating a two class society of Viables and Non-Viables. Non-Viable Vince takes on the identity of Jerome Farrow, a Viable confined to a wheelchair after an accident, regularly using genetic materials from Jerome to get into the prestigious Gattaca and pass their regular genetic and identity blood and urine tests. This enables him to try for his dream of getting permission to journey into space, but just as this is about to happen he gets caught up in investigations surrounding a murder in the company.

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