Children of Men

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London, 2027. In this dystopian world, humans have been incapable of reproducing for eighteen years for an unknown reason, meaning the imminent extinction of the species. Britain is the one remaining civilized society on the planet, which has resulted in people wanting to immigrate there. As such, it has become a police state in order to handle the immigrants, who are placed into refugee camps. Lowly government bureaucrat Theo Faron, once an activist, is approached by the Fishes, deemed a terrorist group, led by his ex-wife Julian Taylor, who he has not seen in close to twenty years, their marriage which disintegrated following the death of their infant son Dylan during the 2008 flu pandemic. Although the Fishes did use terrorist means in their on-going revolution against the state in the fight for immigrant rights, Julian vows that they now garner support solely by speaking to the people. What she wants is for Theo to use his connections to get transit papers for a young immigrant ...

Director: Alfonso Cuarón
Writer: Alfonso Cuarón (screenplay), Timothy J. Sexton (screenplay), David Arata (screenplay), Mark Fergus (screenplay), Hawk Ostby (screenplay), P.D. James (novel)
Production: Universal Pictures
Year: 2006
MetaScore: 84/100
ImdbRating: 7.9
BoxOffice: $35,100,000
Released: 05 Jan 2007
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 49 wins & 79 nominations.


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Newsreader - Mishal Husain
Newsreader - Rob Curling
Café Customer - Jon Chevalier
Café Customer - Rita Davies
Café Customer - Kim Fenton
Café Customer - Chris Gilbert
Café Customer - Phoebe Hawthorne
Café Customer - Rebecca Howard
Café Customer (as Atlanta White) - Atalanta White
Café Customer - Laurence Woodbridge
Theo Faron - Clive Owen
Shirley - Maria McErlane
Mr. Griffiths - Michael Haughey
Ian (as Paul Sharma) - Phaldut Sharma
Caged German Grandmother - Miriam Karlin
Jasper - Michael Caine
Immigration Policeman - Jody Halse
Cigar Man - Ilario Bisi-Pedro
Preacher Trafalgar Square - Simon Poland
Ministry Official - Barnaby Edwards
Nigel - Danny Huston
Dog Track Woman - Valerie Griffiths
Bookmaker - Billy Cook
Miriam - Pam Ferris
Road Traffic Police - Rob Inch
Road Traffic Police - Jamie Kenna
Samir - Maurice Lee
Bruno (as Bruno Ouvard) - Bruno Ouvrard
Emily - Denise Mack
Tomasz - Jacek Koman
Milenka - Milenka James
Somi (as Somi Guha) - Somi De Souza
Francisco - Francisco Labbe
Georgette (as Georgette Pallard) - Georgia Goodman
German Bus Passenger - Dorothy Grumbar
German Bus Passenger - Barry Martin
Italian Bus Passenger - Ernesto Tomasini
Bexhill Immigration Officer - Keith Dunphy
Bexhill Immigration Officer (as Ray Trickett) - Ray Trickitt
Bexhill Market Hustler - Nabil Shaban
Bexhill Market Hustler - Goran Kostic
One-Legged Hustler - Dermot O'Neill
Marichka - Oana Pellea
Sirdjan - Faruk Pruti
Georgian Man (as Alexandre Bestavachvili) - Alexandre Bestavashvili
Georgian Woman - Galina McWhirr
Wailing Woman - Nirmala Martis
Bleeding Woman - Ida Church
Spanish Woman - Yolanda Vazquez
Soldier - Andrew Brooke
Radio Announcer - Nihal Arthanyake
Arab Refugee - Alex Argenti
African Slave - David Olawale Ayinde
Protestor - Paul Bateman
Soldier - Christian Black
Terrorist - Michael Burhan
Riot Policeman / Soldier - Andy Callaghan
Photographer - Scott Davidson
Soldier - Ray Donn
Core Military - James Fiddy
Aristocrat, Protester & Refugee - Caroline Garnell
Tribe Leader - Vera Graziadei
Shocked Soldier - Philip Harvey
Cigarette Beggar Refugee / Torture Victim - Kay Headley
Café Customer - P.D. James
Elite Soldier - Forbes KB
First Human Project Professor - Jamie Lengyel
Immigration Policeman - Jeff Leslie
Freedom Fighter - Mehmet Mahmut
Soldier - Steve Murphy
Basque Rebel - Vidal Sancho
Soldier - Mark Shrimpton
Newsreader - Michael Snelders
Soldier - Bertie Stephens
People In The Park - Albert Tang
Taxi Driver - John Warman
Injured Refugee - Paul Warren
Woman - Yana Yanezic