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Children of Men
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Clive Owen Clive Owen
Theo Faron
Michael Caine Michael Caine
Mishal Husain Mishal Husain
Rob Curling Rob Curling
Jon Chevalier Jon Chevalier
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Alfonso Cuarón Alfonso Cuarón
Timothy J. Sexton Timothy J. Sexton
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chilling film

11 years, 2 months ago at Jan 21 5:15
6 votes
The plot was awesome, the suspense was intense, the acting was flawless, but what sets this film apart from others is that this movie has, without a doubt, the BEST cinematography i've ever seen. If it doesnt win at least the Oscar for cinematography this year, they'd be robbed.

Nearly all the edge-of-seat suspensful scenes (and this movie has a lot of them) are shot in one conti... read more


11 years ago at Mar 23 17:58
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This movie stunned me. It bombed at the box office, it got snubbed at the Oscars, and yet just sheer word-of-mouth has put this film in IMDB's Top250.

Without a doubt, this is easily my favorite film of 2006, heck, of the decade. Go see it people!

Unless you're a Bush-supporter neo-con, part of the shrinking republican right-wing minority. In which case, go give t... read more

what a surprisingly great film

10 years, 11 months ago at Apr 14 4:03
3 votes
Alfonso Cuaron shows us in this film that he is the master of long takes, and few cuts. Brilliantly cinematographed and directed, with a most excellent cast, this is a wonderful film. The bonus feature is something I rarely watch, but everyone will be curious to watch the production of one particular scene involving Kee's character, played by new actress Claire-Hope Ashitey. This is definitely THE... read more
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In 2027, in a chaotic world in which humans can no longer procreate, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea, where her child's birth may help scientists save the future of humankind.
Release date: 5 January 2007
Tags: Sci-fi (57), Drama (52), Dystopia (38), 2006 (36), Thriller (34), Action (26), War (22), 2000s (21), Future (20), British (17), Post Apocalyptic (17), Science Fiction (17), UK (16), Adventure (15), London (14), Violence (14), Survival (14), Futuristic (13), Apocalypse (11), Execution (10)
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