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Gattaca
Directed by:
Andrew Niccol

Directed by Andrew Niccol, "Gattaca" (also known as "Eighth Day, The", "Gattaca - La porta dell'universo") is a Drama/Science Fiction/Thriller film, released in the USA on October 24 of 1997 , starring Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Jude Law, Loren Dean, Gore Vidal and Xander Berkeley.

Only one criterion : genetic perfection

Who directed "Gattaca":

Gattaca was directed by Andrew Niccol, a New Zealander writer, director, and producer.

After Gattaca, Andrew Niccol directed S1m0ne, released in 2002, Lord of War (2005), In Time (2011), The Host (2013).

What was the release date of "Gattaca":

Gattaca was initially released on Friday, October 24, 1997, in the United States. Also released on Friday, October 24, 1997 have been Twilight of the Ice Nymphs (dir. Guy Maddin), FairyTale: A True Story (dir. Charles Sturridge), Cremaster 5 (dir. Matthew Barney), and A Life Less Ordinary (dir. Danny Boyle). This was twenty (20) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, March 20, 1998 in Spain; Sunday, September 07, 1997 in Canada; Wednesday, April 29, 1998 in France; Thursday, July 09, 1998 in Germany; Friday, March 06, 1998 in Italy; Thursday, November 06, 1997 in Australia and on Saturday, May 02, 1998 in Japan.

What is the cast of "Gattaca":

At the casting of Gattaca we find Ethan Hawke, previously seen in Search and Destroy (1995) and Before Sunrise (1995); Uma Thurman (Batman & Robin (1997), The Truth About Cats & Dogs (1996)); Jude Law (Bent (1997), I Love You, I Love You Not (1996)) [ more... ]

  • Una Damon and Tony Shalhoub have both also be seen in Impostor, released in 2002.
  • Loren Dean and Xander Berkeley also appeared in Billy Bathgate, released in 1991.
  • Blair Underwood and Una Damon can both be seen in Deep Impact, released in 1998.

What is the Storyline of "Gattaca":

In "the not-too-distant future", eugenics is common. A genetic registry database uses biometrics to classify those so created as "valids" while those conceived by traditional means and more susceptible to genetic disorders are known as "in-valids". Genetic discrimination is illegal, but in practice genotype profiling is used to identify valids to qualify for professional employment while in-valids are relegated to menial jobs.

Vincent Freeman is conceived without the aid of genetic selection; his [...]

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Uma Thurman as "Irene Cassini"

Uma Thurman as Irene Cassini in Gattaca (1997)

Uma Thurman as Irene Cassini in Gattaca (1997)

Uma Thurman as Irene Cassini in Gattaca (1997)

Uma Thurman as Irene Cassini in Gattaca (1997)

Uma Thurman as Irene Cassini in Gattaca (1997)

Uma Thurman as Irene Cassini in Gattaca (1997)

Uma Thurman ("Irene Cassini") and Ethan Hawke ("Vincent Freeman")

Uma Thurman (Irene Cassini) and Ethan Hawke (Vincent Freeman) in Gattaca (1997)

Loren Dean as "Anton Freeman"

Loren Dean as Anton Freeman in Gattaca (1997)

Loren Dean as Anton Freeman in Gattaca (1997)

Loren Dean as Anton Freeman in Gattaca (1997)

Jude Law as "Jerome Eugene Morrow"

Jude Law as Jerome Eugene Morrow in Gattaca (1997)

Jude Law as Jerome Eugene Morrow in Gattaca (1997)

Jude Law as Jerome Eugene Morrow in Gattaca (1997)

Jude Law as Jerome Eugene Morrow in Gattaca (1997)

Ethan Hawke as "Vincent Freeman"

Ethan Hawke as Vincent Freeman in Gattaca (1997)

Ethan Hawke as Vincent Freeman in Gattaca (1997)

Ethan Hawke as Vincent Freeman in Gattaca (1997)

Ethan Hawke as Vincent Freeman in Gattaca (1997)

Ethan Hawke as Vincent Freeman in Gattaca (1997)

Ethan Hawke as Vincent Freeman in Gattaca (1997)

Ethan Hawke as Vincent Freeman in Gattaca (1997)

Ethan Hawke as Vincent Freeman in Gattaca (1997)

Ethan Hawke as Vincent Freeman in Gattaca (1997)

Ethan Hawke as Vincent Freeman in Gattaca (1997)

Ethan Hawke as Vincent Freeman in Gattaca (1997)

Ethan Hawke as Vincent Freeman in Gattaca (1997)

Xander Berkeley as "Dr. Lamar"

Xander Berkeley as Dr. Lamar in Gattaca (1997)

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