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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Robert Duvall
Donald Pleasence
Don Pedro Colley
Directors
George Lucas
Screenwriters
George Lucas
Running Time
95 minutes

THX-1138
Spectaular, if unheralded sci-fi debut from Lucas.


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Plot
THX-1138 is a nameless worker in a soulless urban society where laws are enforced by merciless androids. He breaks free from the state-required drug-stupor to recover from his nightmare world.


Verdict
Neglected on its initial release, this now stands as a classic science fiction movie and one of the most remarkable debuts of the 70s.


Reviewed by Ian Freer

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