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FILM DETAILS
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Cast
Clive Owen
Julianne Moore
Chiwetel Ejiofor
Michael Caine
Claire-Hope Ashity
Charlie Hunnam
Directors
Alfonso Cuaron
Screenwriters
Timothy J Sexton
David Arata
Alfonso Cuaron
Mark Fergus
Hawk Ostby
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Children Of Men
An intriguing distopian premise artfully and movingly realised.


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Children Of Men

Plot
In 2027, the world is on the brink of collapse because no children have been born for 18 years. Offered £5,000 by a politically radical ex-girlfriend, London office worker Theo (Owen) agrees to escort a refugee to safety, but soon finds his life is in danger from both government and revolutionaries…


Verdict
A visually stunning Swiftian satire, Children Of Men may appear clumsy, but its message is simple, heartfelt and ultimately rather moving.


Reviewed by Damon Wise

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