History Film / ChildrenOfMen

6th Jul '16 4:45:20 PM eroock
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* ItsPersonal: Patric, one of the Fishes, develops a personal vendetta against Theo after [[spoiler: Theo knocks his cousin off the motorbike he and Patric used during Julian's assassination, killing him]].

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* ItsPersonal: Patric, one of the Fishes, ItsPersonalWithTheDragon: Luke's Dragon Patric develops a personal vendetta against Theo after [[spoiler: Theo knocks his cousin off the motorbike he and Patric used during Julian's assassination, killing him]].
18th Jun '16 12:54:32 PM Mdumas43073
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26th May '16 2:34:36 PM Pete52
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* AdaptationExplanationExtrication: The scene with the mob chasing the car and being covered up by the media seems like a random plot device to provide a reason for [[spoiler: Julian dying]], but the novel actually explains that the youngest generation, called Omegas, go on random sprees of chaos because since they are treated with high regard they view everyone who is not an Omega with disgust.

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* AdaptationExplanationExtrication: The scene with the mob chasing the car and being covered up by the media seems like a random plot device to provide a reason for [[spoiler: Julian dying]], but the novel actually explains that the youngest generation, called Omegas, go on random sprees of chaos because since they are treated with high regard they view everyone who is not an Omega with disgust. [[spoiler: It is later revealed that The Fishes paid the Omegas to carry out the attack, and one of the motorcycle gunmen was Patric]].
23rd May '16 7:04:07 PM FrolloBaggins
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* AmbiguousEnding: [[spoiler: It is left uncertain whether or not Theo succumbs to his gunshot wound.]]
12th May '16 7:46:52 PM Pete52
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* MegaCorp: The "British Leaf Of Eden Company", a government sponsored conglomerate that operates companies specialising in: organ trade (The British Organ Market), plastic surgery (Forever Young Medical Surgery Group) and anti-depressants (Bliss)
12th May '16 7:36:36 PM Pete52
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* HippieParents: Although not biologically related to Theo, the Palmer's can be seen as this.Jasper is an aging [[GranolaGirl]] 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 the new regime).

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* HippieParents: Although not biologically related to Theo, the Palmer's can be seen as this. Jasper is an aging [[GranolaGirl]] 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 government. Jasper himself had a career as a famous political cartoonist, which also didn't exactly fly under the Britain's new regime).authoritarian regime.
12th May '16 7:35:20 PM Pete52
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* HippieParents: Michael Caine's character Jasper is an aging 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 the new regime).

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* HippieParents: Michael Caine's character Although not biologically related to Theo, the Palmer's can be seen as this.Jasper is an aging [[GranolaGirl]] 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 the new regime).
12th May '16 7:30:20 PM Pete52
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-->'''Jasper''' Yeah, but he was the youngest wanker on the planet.

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-->'''Jasper''' -->'''Jasper:''' Yeah, but he was the youngest wanker on the planet.
12th May '16 7:29:52 PM Pete52
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* AssholeVictim: Diego Ricardo, the youngest person on the planet at the time, who dies when he gets stabbed by someone that asked for an autograph when he not only refused, but spat in the guy's face.

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* AssholeVictim: "Baby" Diego Ricardo, the youngest person on the planet at the time, who dies time. He is killed at the start of the film when he gets stabbed by someone that asked for an autograph when autograph, which he not only refused, refused to give, but also spat in the guy's face.face.
-->'''Theo:''' Come on though, Baby Diego? The guy was a wanker.
-->'''Jasper''' Yeah, but he was the youngest wanker on the planet.
12th May '16 7:16:12 PM Pete52
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* AffectionateNickname: Tomasz, a Polish man working for The Fishes, refers to his English wife as a "cod" (an English fish).


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* ThePlague: Whilst talking to Miriam and Kee, Jasper mentions the "2008 flu pandemic", which was responsible for the death of Theo and Julian's son, Dylan.


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** Radio Avalon, a former short lived festival radio station, is now a major broadcaster in the United Kingdom.


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** The British Army has upgraded to darker digital camouflage fatigues and body armour, and some soldiers are seen with what appears to be compact targeting devices built into their helmets.
** Both British soldiers and police officers are seen carrying the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XM8_rifle Heckler & Koch XM8 rifle]], which was only in its prototype stage during filming.
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