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Review of "Gattaca"

Summary: A review of the 1997 science fiction/fantasy movie "Gattaca," directed by Andrew Niccol. This interesting, unique film raises various moral issues related to genetic engineering in humans.
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 and is set in the "not so distant future." In Gattaca there are two main classes of society, those who are born using genetic engineering and those who aren't. The babies born in the natural way are known as "faith babies" otherwise known as "In-valids." Vincent Freeman was born into the world of Gattaca this way. However Vincent has quite an inspirational dream to travel to space but with this genetic makeup it is impossible. So he begins his quest to become a "valid" becoming a "de-generate" someone who uses another persons hair, blood and urine to have the disadvantages of being an in-valid taken away.

The man whom Vincent switches identities with is...

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