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In any feature film the director carefully constructs all characters through the use of the film techniques in order to shape and influence our response towards the particular character. `Gattaca' dir... Read more
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The movie 'Gattaca' directed by Andrew Niccol provides his own vision of what such a future might look in Gattaca. He took a realistic approach not to going to the extreams of 'hybird' humans with win... Read more
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Support is very important in our lives. We all need support from people around us and help us along the way. There are also time when we need to give our support freely to people we believe in. In t... Read more
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Gattaca is a very interesting movie. The best part was that the producer was able to leave the audience in suspense all the way through the movie. Throughout the film, I was able to really get invol... Read more
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"In the world of science, Genethics is a term used to refer to the study of ethical, social and moral issues involved in human engineering." Gattaca, directed by Andrew Niccol, is a movie that contai... Read more
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The basic idea of the film "Gattaca" is that genetic technology has advanced to the stage where a person's entire DNA balance can be mapped, along with the hereditary disorders associated with it. Suc... Read more
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``The world of Gattaca is focused on genetic perfection, yet it is the imperfect Vincent who achieves most.' Discuss. In the film, Gattaca, Niccol illustrates a world dominated by the pursuit of gen... Read more
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Andrew Niccol has created a character that is portrayed as being a struggler from the moment he was born, he was destined to play this role as soon as he was conceived naturally as he was to wear the ... Read more
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Topic: The world of Gattaca is focused on genetic perfection yet it is the imperfect Vincent who achieves the most. Discuss. Andrew Niccol's "Gattaca" conveys a bleak and very pessimistic world. He c... Read more
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A fantastic and thoughtful movie, Gattaca does not merely present a possible future where human beings are dominated by unbridled technology; it is also a story celebrate the power of dream. By depic... Read more
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Andrew Niccols film Gattaca addresses the issue of genetic prejudice and perfection; the film is staged around a world of the future that employs the newfound dogma of genetic engineering. It is entir... Read more
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The 1997 film Gattaca, which was directed by Andrew Niccol's is a realistic sci-fi film that depicts the future of genetic engineering in society. He positions the viewers of Gattaca to see that genet... Read more
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Set in a time where society have come to place an unshakeable confidence in science, `Gattaca', directed by Andrew Niccol, shows that there are innate human habits that cannot be erased. Advances in s... Read more
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"Gattaca" and "1984" are the two movies from this course, which are very comparable. The Hollywood inspired "Gattaca" is a futuristic foreshadow of dystopia concerning genetic discrimination in the ea... Read more
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Gattaca review Gattaca is a science fiction and a fantasy movie written and directed by Andrew Niccol who was also the director of the Truman show. Gattaca was first released to the public in 1997 an... Read more
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The film Gattaca and George Orwell's novel 1984 share many similarities yet they have a vast amount of differences. Gattaca is a futuristic science fiction film which has a dystopian society; it also ... Read more
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Gattaca is directed by Andrew Niccol and the film is set out in the "not too distant future." Andrew Niccol's perspective of the future isn't what most people expect but once thought about thoroughly ... Read more
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"There is No Gene for the Human Spirit" In the movie Gattaca, it explores the unforeseen possibilities and consequences of discrimination against those that are not genetically modified. In the quo... Read more
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In the movie Gattaca, Vincent is the last baby born into a clean environment. He cannot see very clearly and is also diagnosed with a heart problem commonly found in naturally born children. Due to ... Read more
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Suffering Under the Burden of Perfection Suffering under the burden of perfection is something people go through when they believe that they are perfect, or are told that they are. When these so ca... Read more
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Genetically, Vincent is supposed to be weak, yet his strength of character is the key to the story. Vincent Freeman is born into a world where weakness isn't tolerated and individuals with flaws our... Read more