CHILDREN OF MEN (2006 USA)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 3.9|5.0 Starsììì

Children of Men—fresh, original, and creative—once again shows how the human being will continue to move forward to achieve worthwhile goals under the most distressing and impossible of circumstances. This may not be a heart-warming story, but it is a tale that inspires humans to take the difficult path and act with fortitude and loyalty despite extreme external challenges. Clive Owen, Michael Caine, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Danny Huston, Charlie Hunnam, and Julianne Moore make good presence in the movie. Interesting watch that particularly appeals to the dystopian future movie fan.

Storyline

An activist provides protection and transport for a pregnant immigrant until she can make the final contact that will take her to a safe place.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Alfonso Cuarón for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producers Armyan Bernstein and Thomas A. Bliss for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Theo Faron (Clive Owen), Baby Diego (Juan Gabriel Yacuzzi), Jasper (Michael Caine), Newsreader (Mishal Husain), Newsreader (Rob Curling), Luke (Chiwetel Ejiofor), Café Customer (Jon Chevalier), Julian (Julianne Moore), Café Customer (Rita Davies), Patric (Charlie Hunnam), Café Customer (Kim Fenton), Nigel (Danny Huston), Café Customer (Chris Gilbert), and Café Customer (Phoebe Hawthorne).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. This terrific dystopian movie is on par with The Road and The Postman.

Ben Meyers

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