"Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Alan Arkin and Jude Law star in this engrossing sci-fi thriller about an all-too-human man who dares to defy a system obsessed with genetic perfection. Hawke stars as Vincent, an "In-Valid", who assumes the identity of a member of the genetic elite to pursue his goal of traveling into space with the Gattaca Aerospace Corporation. However, a week before his mission, a murder marks Vincent as a suspect. With a relentless investigator in pursuit and the colleague he has fallen in love with beginning to suspect his deception, Vincent’s dreams steadily unravel." (Description from cassette box)

Format: VHS 106 minutes, color

Gattaca (1997) is part of the Bioethics Film Collection at Georgetown University and you may request this film for viewing in the Bioethics Research Library or to reserve for classroom use. Please note that we are currently processing this collection and some films may not be available immediately.

Primary Bioethics Classification: 15.5
All Bioethics Classifications: 15.5; 15.6

Date released: 19970000
Language: eng

Production: Columbia Pictures
Source: Columbia Pictures
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