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Code 46 (2004 movie)

3 Ratings: 2.7
A 2004 science fiction / love story film.

   LikeGattacadid before it,Code 46extrapolates from the present to posit a chilling, dystopian look at our genetically regimented future. In the corporate-controlled, near-future scenario presented by prolific director Michael Winterbottom … see full wiki

Genre: Drama, Film-Noir, Romance, Sci-Fi
Release Date: August 6, 2004
MPAA Rating: R
3 reviews about Code 46 (2004 movie)
review by . January 21, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
Code 46 poster
Unlike most films that fall into the science fiction category, Code 46 doesn't rely on complicated visual effects or elaborate action sequences. Instead the film takes a more internalized approach, focusing its attention on character and story development. Both subtle and poignant, the film acts as a cautionary tale about the role that genetic science plays in the social class system. Touching upon such controversial issues as cloning human beings and incestuous love, the film manages to be provocative …
review by . December 23, 2007
posted in Movie Hype
This movie has very realistic, great-looking sets, good music, and accomplished actors. It is also rather plodding, relying on scenery to take the place of dialog, and meaningful looks to take the place of character development.     And the movie's message? To me it seemed to be that the government doesn't want you to have a baby with your sister, so it is illegal. Gotta say, if I interpreted that correctly, I'm gonna have to side with the government on this one.    Maybe …
review by . January 10, 2005
CODE 46 is a rule in a world sometime in the not too distant future which states that it is a crime to combine like DNA at the 100% -50% -25% level. In other words cloning with like data participants is verboten, a punishable crime for which the perpetrators can be thrown on the 'outside' of the otherwise bubble-like realm of the Sphinx Who Knows Best, and for which abortions of conceived similar gene-based fetuses is mandatory.    Michael Winterbottom has created a bizarre netherland …
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