Gattaca. 1997. USA. Written and directed by Andrew Niccol. With Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Jude Law, Gore Vidal. 35mm print courtesy of Sony Pictures Entertainment. 106 min.
With all the excitement and concern over gene therapy, whether its potential use in eliminating chromosomal disorders or in creating designer babies, Gattaca is more relevant and thrilling than ever, a film directed and acted with impeccable precision in probing the ethics of science and the desire for human perfectibility.