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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Michael York
Jenny Agutter
Farrah Fawcett
Peter Ustinov
Richard Jordan
Directors
Michael Anderson
Screenwriters
George Clayton Johnson
William F Nolan
Running Time
120 minutes

Logan's Run
Michael Anderson's latest is a kick in the teeth for the life-begins-at-40 crowd.


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Plot
Washington D.C. 2274. After surviving a holocaust, a small, dome-enclosed society is told by its resident computers that, for the good of the many, no one can live beyond 30. Logan 5 (York) is a sandman, a trained assassin who's job it is to hunt down those who don't surrender themselves to this law. But when his time is up, he too goes on the run, searching for life outside the dome.


Verdict
A sci-fi which balances big themes and claustrophobic action with apparent ease.


Reviewed by Ian Nathan

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