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Gattaca

Author: Andrew NiccolDanny DeVitoMichael ShambergStacey SherMichael NymanAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia Pictures Industries : [Distributed by] Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2008]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Special edView all editions and formats
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As one of the last "natural" beings born into a genetically engineered world, Vincent Freeman has none of the 'pre-ordered' DNA that will guarantee him success. Desperate to realize his dream of exploring space, Vincent assumes the identity of a genetically superior athlete. Avoiding detection using the athlete's genetic markers, Vincent becomes a rising star at Gattaca Aerospace, attracting the attention of a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Fiction films
Science fiction films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Romance films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Science fiction
Thriller
Suspense films
Drama
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Niccol; Danny DeVito; Michael Shamberg; Stacey Sher; Michael Nyman; Ethan Hawke; Uma Thurman; Alan Arkin; Jude Law; Loren Dean; Gore Vidal; Ernest Borgnine; Tony Shalhoub; Columbia Pictures Industries.; Jersey Films.; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1424898471 9781424898473 1435915488 9781435915480
OCLC Number: 212225130
Language Note: Closed captioned. Soundtrack in English, dubbed French, dubbed Portuguese and dubbed Spanish soundtracks, with optional English, French, Portuguese, or Spanish subtitles.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.
Special features include: "Welcome to Gattaca" featurette; "Do not alter?" documentary; original featurette; deleted scenes; substance test outtake.
Credits: Director of photography, Slawomir Idziak ; editor, Lisa Zeno Churgin ; production designer, Jan Roelfs ; music composer and conductor, Michael Nyman.
Cast: Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Alan Arkin, Jude Law, Loren Dean, Gore Vidal, Ernest Borgnine, Blair Underwood, Xander Berkeley, Tony Shalhoub.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for brief violent images, language, and some sexuality; CHV rating: PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (106 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-video; region 1; anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround; mastered in high definition.
Other Titles: Welcome to Gattaca.
Do not alter?
Bienvenue à Gattaca
Responsibility: Columbia Pictures presents a Jersey Films production ; produced by Danny DeVito, Michael Shamberg, Stacey Sher ; written and directed by Andrew Niccol.

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As one of the last "natural" beings born into a genetically engineered world, Vincent Freeman has none of the 'pre-ordered' DNA that will guarantee him success. Desperate to realize his dream of exploring space, Vincent assumes the identity of a genetically superior athlete. Avoiding detection using the athlete's genetic markers, Vincent becomes a rising star at Gattaca Aerospace, attracting the attention of a beautiful co-worker. When a flight director is brutally murdered, a clue left at the crime scene threatens to shatter Vincent's plans.

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