Superior quality flick.
I used to see trailers for Gattaca, on movie channels when I was younger. But it made the film look really boring (glimpses of mechanical and sparsely colored shots), so I didn’t bother with it.
I rediscovered it recently and it would seem, that those TV ads, terribly misrepresented what the movie really is.
Set in a ‘utopian’ future, it roughly deals with the topic of gene segregation. People are able to qualify for certain careers, based on their genetic engineering. Some of them have most or all flaws eliminated before they’re born, to ensure a prime specimen. Eugenics basically.
There also exists, ‘naturally’ conceived humans, who don’t reap the benefits of genetic engineering. So someone with…