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    at the conclusion of the film provides the only hope in an otherwise bleak world. Discuss with specific references to elements of film. The film Gattaca is a dystopian film directed by Andrew Niccol which is released in 1997. The movie portrays a society not far from now where people have lost the hopes...
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  • Comparative Study
    Four and Andrew Niccol’s Gattaca share similar visions of the future. Nineteen eighty four is a science-fiction novel written by Orwell in 1949 and illustrates the perception of the impending future as to what he anticipated, similarly the 1997 science-fiction film Gattaca is director Niccol’s apparition...
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  • Gattaca and 1984 Comparitive Study
    GATTACA AND 1984 COMPARITIVE ESSAY How has the comparative study of 1984 and Gattaca offered insights into ideas of control and freedom. Control and freedom are both heavily universal aspects to the societies of the late 1900s. The ideas of control and freedom are presented in Nineteen Eighty Four...
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  • Gattaca
    GATTACA PLOT: In the not too distant future, scientific advancement has acquired the knowledge to properly utilise Genetic engineering by manipulating the genes and chromosomes of an embryo before it is conceived in the womb so that it has the best characteristics and features to succeed in the world...
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  • English - Speculative Voice
    technology, psychological freedom, individualism and the desperation to control the unchangeable. Director and writer, Andrew Niccol, created Gattaca during the late 1990’s, a decade in which biotechnology and genetic engineering was advancing rapidly. From these influences, Niccol warns us of a...
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  • Gattaca Film Study
    Gattaca Response Gattaca (1997) Gattaca (1997) Gattaca is often portrayed as a quest film. A quest film is defined as “a character that is on a journey or adventure with an ultimate goal in mind of completing a task or to obtain an object of significance.” (Merriam-Webster, 2012) The quest often...
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  • Future Concerns - 'Gattaca' and 'Fahrenheit 451'
    fictions texts expressing views of the future educate audiences about current issues and the dystopias that develop from them. Texts such as the film ‘Gattaca’, directed by Andrew Niccol and novel ‘Fahrenheit 451’ by Ray Bradbury explore futuristic societies and the implications that become of their innovation...
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  • Gattaca
    The texts "Scales Of Justice" and "Gattaca" are two texts which allow the reader to witness a variety of interpretations and explore the relevant issues that are visible within contemporary society. Such issues as corruption within the police force, racism, sexual harassment, discrimination and manipulation...
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  • Gattaca
    Gattaca Discrimination I chose the photo of Vincent coming up on the substance test as an 'invalid' because it is a good example of discrimination. In the world of Gattaca, the people who are 'invalid' are seen as inferior and are considered lower-class people. They are given the lower class jobs...
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  • Ted Talk script
    significant quote relates to the concept of dystopian worlds, which is effectively depicted in the novel “Brave New World” by Aldous Huxley, and the film “Gattaca” directed by Andrew Niccol. A dystopia is a kind of science of fiction, or fantasy, world that predicts the future in a negative light. A dystopian...
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  • Utopia or Dystopia Film Review- Gattaca
    Utopia or Dystopia Film Review- Gattaca Welcome back your listening to 104.7 FM Radio National Breakfast and it is time for films with Jane Smith. Today I’ll be reviewing Gattaca, There is no gene for the human spirit. Gattaca enters the same category as Contact (1997). Starring Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman...
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  • Gattaca Film Essay
    Gattaca 2.10 Gattaca by Andrew Niccol Robbie Bentley In the film Gattaca by Andrew Niccol, an important scene that conveys meaning in the film is the night club/alley scene. It shows us Vincent’s feelings towards Irene and how desperate he is to not getting caught. I chose this scene to write about...
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  • Gattaca Questions
    GATTACA questions. Q1. ~The significance of the two quotes that appear at the start of the film. “Consider God’s handiwork, who can straighten what he hath made crooked?” This quote is implying that God made things the way he did for a reason and we are in no position to try and change them. “I not...
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  • gattaca
    How does Gattaca show that strength of character is more important for determining one’s destiny than biological makeup or genetic potential? Gattaca by Andrew Niccol explores creatively the possibility of a world dominated by genetic engineering. Gattaca is a world that wishes to eliminate genetic...
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  • Gattaca
    GATTACA Director: Andrew Niccol Composer: Michael Nyman Actors: Ethan Hawke (Vincent/Jerome), Jude Law (Eugene), Uma Thurman (Irene) Genre: Science fiction Release date: 1997 The voice-over at the start of the film announces: “The most unremarkable of events. Jerome Morrow, navigator first...
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  • Iatrical Human Genome Rationalization
    edge of biotechnology in today’s society, Andrew Niccol’s approach to the Human Genetic Engineering and In-Vitro Fertilization in his sci-fi film GATTACA, reveals a dystopian society caused by the misuse of biotechnology. Vincent Freeman is naturally born into a perverse world, where births are virtually...
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  • Gattaca
    Micheal Nyman's music in gattaca has a large influence on how the audience interprets scenes throughout the film. Alongside Nyman's music, Andrew niccol uses various techniques such as filters, camera shots, editing, lighting and sound affects which all contribute in helping to portray the emotions felt...
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  • Gattaca, True or False?
    a new underclass, no longer determined by social status or the color of your skin. No, we now have discrimination down to a science. - Vincent Gattaca, directed by Andrew Niccol, gives a perspective of what the future of discrimination is to evolve into: no longer determined by skin color, gender...
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  • Gattaca and Fahrenheit 451 Essay
    use informing techniques to instil the fear of a futuristic dystopic society into the minds of readers and viewers. These authors and composers also bring forth the concepts of conformity, mind-control and censorship. The novel, Fahrenheit 451, written by Ray Bradbury, and the film Gattaca, composed by...
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  • Gattaca Essay
    inner strength that aids us to overcome the impediments in life that we may face. This inner strength is what we call our human spirit. In the film Gattaca directed by Andrew Niccol the power of the human spirit is exemplified as the prominent theme, presented through the characterisation of Vincent Freeman...
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