October 9 & 10, 2010

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Rated PG-13
106 minutes

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format: 35mm

Gattaca (1997)

October 9, 2010 at 7:00 and 10:00 pm in 26-100
October 10, 2010 at 10:00 pm in 26-100

Admission to this sci-fi classic is only $2! Sponsored by the Undergraduate Biochemistry Association.

In the 21st century, genetic engineering makes possible the creation of biologically superior human specimens ("valids"), who then grow to positions of power and prestige. Would-be astronaut Vincent (Ethan Hawke), born the old-fashioned way, can only hope for a janitorial position at the elite Gattaca Corporation -- until he buys the blood, urine, and identity of a perfect but paralyzed athlete. But a murder in the company's ranks attracts the attention of a detective who threatens to sniff Vincent out. []

This stately, stunningly beautiful picture evokes a future in which present-day prejudices and neuroses have been taken to new, insidious scientifically rationalized heights.
      -- Maitland McDonagh, TV Guide's Movie Guide. Read this review.

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