History Film / ChildrenOfMen

11th Mar '17 2:58:21 PM nombretomado
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* DeadStarWalking: The characters played by both [[spoiler: Julianne Moore]] and [[spoiler: MichaelCaine]] die before the 1 hour mark.

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* DeadStarWalking: The characters played by both [[spoiler: Julianne Moore]] and [[spoiler: MichaelCaine]] Creator/MichaelCaine]] die before the 1 hour mark.
3rd Jan '17 2:15:12 AM MarkLungo
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** Newspaper headlines reporting on 'Test Tube Daisy' dying suggests that [[UterineReplicator uterine replicator's]] have been prototyped, even if they aren't successful.

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** Newspaper headlines reporting on 'Test Tube Daisy' dying suggests that [[UterineReplicator uterine replicator's]] {{Uterine Replicator}}s have been prototyped, even if they aren't successful.
3rd Jan '17 2:08:00 AM MarkLungo
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* IntrepidReporter: Janice Palmer was an award winning photojournalist who bravely questioned the British governments actions towards refugees in her reporting before the events of the film. It resulted in her getting tortured by MI5 an becoming catatonic.

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* IntrepidReporter: Janice Palmer was an award winning photojournalist who bravely questioned the British governments government's actions towards refugees in her reporting before the events of the film. It resulted in her getting tortured by MI5 an and becoming catatonic.
3rd Jan '17 2:05:41 AM MarkLungo
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* HippieParents: Although not biologically related to Theo, the Palmer's can be seen as this. Jasper is an ageing Granola Guy, living in the woods ''naturally'' with his wife, growing a [[strike:new]] immensely popular variety of pot that has a strawberry flavor. It is implied that he was left without a choice but to withdraw from society after his wife was tortured by the government. Jasper himself had a career as a famous political cartoonist, which also didn't exactly fly under Britain's new authoritarian regime.

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* HippieParents: Although not biologically related to Theo, the Palmer's can be seen as this. Jasper is an ageing Granola Guy, aging GranolaGuy, living in the woods ''naturally'' with his wife, growing a [[strike:new]] immensely popular variety of pot that has a strawberry flavor. It is implied that he was left without a choice but to withdraw from society after his wife was tortured by the government. Jasper himself had a career as a famous political cartoonist, which also didn't exactly fly under Britain's new authoritarian regime.
3rd Jan '17 2:01:33 AM MarkLungo
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* AdvertOverloadedFuture: The London of 2027 has moving digital billboards on buildings and the sides of buses, as well as flatscreens inside public transport and shops. Mostly they show government propaganda and adverts for various medications.

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* AdvertOverloadedFuture: The London UsefulNotes/{{London}} of 2027 has moving digital billboards on buildings and the sides of buses, as well as flatscreens inside public transport and shops. Mostly they show government propaganda and adverts for various medications.



* FallenStatesOfAmerica: Various news media throughout the film shows that the USA has collapsed, with a nuclear bomb going off in NYC, and militias taking control of the cities of Spokane, Cincinatti and Bozeman. A newscaster in the opening credits also makes mention of "day 1000 of the Siege of Seattle".

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* FallenStatesOfAmerica: Various news media throughout the film shows that the USA has collapsed, with a nuclear bomb going off in NYC, and militias taking control of the cities of Spokane, Cincinatti and Bozeman. A newscaster in the opening credits also makes mention of "day 1000 of the Siege of Seattle".UsefulNotes/{{Seattle}}".



** The BCC reports the news in 2027 instead of the BBC.

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** The BCC reports the news in 2027 instead of the BBC.Creator/TheBBC.



** In the background of the opening shot, The Shard (yet to begin construction in 2006 when the film was made) can be seen next to St Pauls Cathedral.

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** In the background of the opening shot, The Shard (yet to begin construction in 2006 when the film was made) can be seen next to St Pauls St. Paul's Cathedral.



* NukeEm: It is implied both by conversations between Theo and Julian and a government propaganda video that New York was destroyed in a nuclear attack.

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* NukeEm: It is implied both by conversations between Theo and Julian and a government propaganda video that New York UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity was destroyed in a nuclear attack.
3rd Jan '17 1:57:55 AM MarkLungo
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3rd Jan '17 1:56:45 AM MarkLungo
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** When [[spoiler:Miriam is pulled off the bus]], The Libertines' "Arbeit Macht Frei" can be heard in the background. The song title translates to "Work will make you free", which was written [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarII above the entrance to Auschwitz.]]

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** When [[spoiler:Miriam is pulled off the bus]], The Libertines' Music/TheLibertines' "Arbeit Macht Frei" can be heard in the background. The song title translates to "Work will make you free", which was written [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarII [[UsefulNotes/TheHolocaust above the entrance to Auschwitz.]]



* EmptyShell: Jaspers vegetative wife in her wheelchair.

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* EmptyShell: Jaspers Jasper's vegetative wife in her wheelchair.
26th Dec '16 2:03:12 PM Mdumas43073
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Theo (Owen), a white-collar worker, is distracted from his rut when his estranged wife Julian (Moore) approaches him for a favor: to help smuggle a refugee girl named Kee out of the country... who happens to be ''pregnant''. Theo agrees to protect Kee on a dangerous journey -- past rebels, a repressive government, and traitors -- to see her to safety.

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Theo (Owen), a white-collar worker, is distracted from his rut when his estranged wife Julian (Moore) approaches him for a favor: to help smuggle a refugee girl named Kee out of the country... (Clare-Hope Ashitey), who happens to be ''pregnant''.''pregnant'', out of the country. Theo agrees to protect Kee on a dangerous journey -- past rebels, a repressive government, and traitors -- to see her to safety.
26th Dec '16 2:01:39 PM Mdumas43073
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Theo, a white-collar worker, is distracted from his rut when his estranged wife approaches him for a favor - to help smuggle a refugee girl named Kee out of the country... who happens to be ''pregnant''. Theo agrees to protect Kee on a dangerous journey - past rebels, a repressive government, and traitors - to see her to safety.

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Theo, Theo (Owen), a white-collar worker, is distracted from his rut when his estranged wife Julian (Moore) approaches him for a favor - favor: to help smuggle a refugee girl named Kee out of the country... who happens to be ''pregnant''. Theo agrees to protect Kee on a dangerous journey - -- past rebels, a repressive government, and traitors - -- to see her to safety.
26th Dec '16 1:59:35 PM Mdumas43073
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