7 Biotech-y Blockbusters to Chill Out With…

23/12/2015 - 6 minutes

Tired of seeing a mini Macaulay Culkin in Home Alone – again – this Christmas? Don’t panic, here is a Biotech related film selection me and Nuria (our Events Manager) came up with for the sake for your survival’s sake this holiday…

1. Gattaca (1997)

Directed by Andrew Nicole, with Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Jude Law

Set in a future society in which most children are conceived in vitro and disease is pre-determind using genetic selection techniques, one of the last naturally conceived children born with a heart defect is considered ‘an invalid’ – literally, a second citizen.

His dream of space travel is almost Cinderalla-esque, as he is discriminated against the a career in the Stars. That is, until one such ‘Perfect’ example of the elite decides he wants out of the program…then all he would need to do is fool the rigorous biometric police tests to take their place.
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