An absolute masterpiece of speculative fiction. This chilling dystopia, which imagines the consequences of rampant overpopulation and resource depletion, retains all its philosophical and political potency.
2022. The world’s population has exploded. Natural resources have been depleted. Food substitutes alleviate the spread of misery, while brutal police contain uprisings. A detective and an elderly intellectual are investigating a suspicious killing with sordid implications. Set in a chilling dystopia, this speculative-fiction masterpiece is a film you need to see on the big screen at least once in your life. While its predictions seemed overblown at the time, today they are disturbingly...
| 97 minutes | 1973
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