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Children of men / Universal Pictures presents ; a Strike Entertainment production ; in association with Hit and Run Productions ; produced in association with Ingenious Film Partners ; screenplay by Alfonso Cuarón, Timothy J. Sexton, David Arata, Mark Fergus, Hawk Ostby ; produced by Hilary Shor, Iain Smith, Tony Smith, Marc Abraham, Eric Newman ; directed by Alfonso Cuarón.

Cuarón, Alfonso. (Added Author). Sexton, Timothy J., 1959- (Added Author). Arata, David. (Added Author). Fergus, Mark. (Added Author). Ostby, Hawk. (Added Author). Shor, Hilary. (Added Author). Smith, Iain, 1949- (Added Author). Smith, Tony, 1942- (Added Author). Abraham, Marc, 1949- (Added Author). Newman, Eric. (Added Author). Owen, Clive. (Added Author). Moore, Julianne (Added Author). Ejiofor, Chiwetel, 1977- (Added Author). Hunnam, Charlie, 1980- (Added Author). Ashitey, Clare-Hope, 1987- (Added Author). Ferris, Pam. (Added Author). Huston, Danny, 1962- (Added Author). Mullan, Peter. (Added Author). Caine, Michael. (Added Author). Pellea, Oana. (Added Author). Sharma, Paul. (Added Author). Koman, Jacek, 1956- (Added Author). James, P. D. Children of men. (Added Author). Universal Pictures (Firm) (Added Author). Strike Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Hit and Run Productions. (Added Author). Ingenious Film Partners (Firm) (Added Author). Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Clive Owen, Julianne Moore, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Charlie Hunnam, Claire-Hope Ashitey, Pam Ferris, Danny Huston, Peter Mullan, Michael Caine, Oana Pellea, Paul Sharma, Jacek Koman. (Cast).
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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : [Distributed by] Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2007]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the book by P.D. James.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Special features include: The possibility of hope; Under attack; "Children of Men" comments by Slavoj Žižek; Deleted scenes; Theo & Julian; Futuristic design.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Emmanuel Lubezki ; editors, Alex Rodríguez, Alfonso Cuarón ; original music "Fragments of a Prayer" by John Tavener ; costume designer, Jany Temime ; production designers, Jim Clay, Geoffrey Kirkland ; special effects supervisor, Paul Corbould ; visual effects supervisors, Frazer Churchill, Timothy Webber.
Participant or Performer Note:
Clive Owen, Julianne Moore, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Charlie Hunnam, Claire-Hope Ashitey, Pam Ferris, Danny Huston, Peter Mullan, Michael Caine, Oana Pellea, Paul Sharma, Jacek Koman.
Summary, etc.:
Theo Faron is a bureaucrat in a Britain gone despotic. It is 2027 and the entire planet has gone infertile. Women no longer have babies, and chaos has erupted: war, rebellion, mass destruction, and a huge refugee problem, with the imposition of martial law. One day, Theo is kidnapped. His ex-wife Julian has a proposition for her former spouse, and because of their relationship, she thinks Theo will acquiesce. Theo is about to be tossed into a web of intrigue involving the very fate of humanity.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Rated R for strong violence, language, some drug use and brief nudity; Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1; NTSC.
Language Note:
English subtitles for the deaf and hard or hearing.
Language tracks in English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish, with optional French or Spanish subtitles.
Awards Note:
Venice Film Festival, 2006: Golden Osella - Outstanding Technical Contribution (Emmanuel Lubezki) ; Laterna Magica Prize (Alfonso Cuarón)
Subject: Fertility, Human > Drama.
Environmental degradation > Drama.
Refugees > Government policy > Drama.
Extinction (Biology) > Drama.
Human rights workers > England > London > Drama.
Pregnant women > England > London > Drama.
London (England) > Drama.
James, P. D. > Film adaptations.
Genre: Feature films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Science fiction films.
Action and adventure films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Suspense films.
Science fiction films.

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