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Hidden Messages in Gattaca

Summary: Analyzes the science fiction film, Gattaca, directed by Andrew Niccol. Discusses major themes and hidden messages in the film. Describes the negatives of genetic engineering.
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 genetic engineering is ethically and morally wrong, and if it continues to happen in the near future that it will have many devastating consequences on society. Some strategies Niccol's uses to achieve viewer positioning include that it will be a frightening or scary future if genetic engineering continues and that there will be gaps in society between the genetic have and have-nots. On the other hand, an oppositional reading is that genetic engineering will not have a negative effect in the future society. Consequently, Niccol's uses these hidden messages in the text to position the viewers to agree with his views on genetic engineering.

Initially, Andrew Niccol's positions the viewers of Gattaca to observe that it...

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