CHILDREN OF MEN

Director Alfonso Cuarón
Year 2006
Starring Clive Owen, Michael Caine, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Julianne Moore
Rating R
Run Time 109min
Age Policy

18 and up; Children 6 and up will be allowed only with a parent guardian. No children under the age of 6 will be allowed.

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The future's a thing of the past. If you're the last one to die, please turn out the lights. 

In the year 2027, women are infertile. No children. No future. No hope. But all that can change in a heartbeat. As humankind faces it's own extinction an unexpected discovery of a lone pregnant woman inpires hope as Theo Faron (Clive Owen) is tasked with the desperate journey to deliver her to safety and restore faith for a future.

In 2006, Alfonso Cuarón made the best sci-fi film of the past twenty years and the world failed to take notice. Banking $35 million against a budget of $76 was hardly a justified success but given the amount of time between then and now the film has proven to be an indisputable classic. Nominated for three Academy Awards and winner of none, Cuarón created one of the most heartbreakingly real and frightening depictions of the future. Anchored by an all-star cast and featuring some of the most spectacular single-shot chase sequences in the history of cinema, CHILDREN OF MEN demands to be seen in a theater. In a time of over-sequelized fluff and bombastic CGI, Cuarón crafted an intelligent film of sorrowful beauty and exhilirating action. This isn't a film designed to make you fall in love or make you squirm, this is a film about bringing hope to the hopeless. In a year of futility and despair with pirates, Supermen and talking cars, Alfonso Cuarón did the unthinkable and created a movie about faith and restored belief in an audience about what a good movie should be. (Greg MacLennan)

 

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