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In 2027, in a chaotic world in which humans can no longer procreate, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea, where her child's birth may help scientists save the future of humankind.

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Directed by

Alfonso Cuarón

Written by

Alfonso Cuarón (Screenplay)
Timothy J. Sexton (Screenplay)
David Arata (Screenplay)
Mark Fergus (Screenplay)
Hawk Ostby (Screenplay)
P.D. James (Novel)

Runtime

109 minutes

Country

United States of America, United Kingdom

Language

English

Tagline

The future's a thing of the past.

Cast

Keywords

faith cult film survival hippie rebel birth dystopia chaos future police state aging dying miracle childlessness

Photos

Lists

#627 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#53 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#380 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

#18 on The 100 best sci-fi movies TimeOut

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay Alfonso Cuarón

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Cinematography

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Film Editing Alfonso Cuarón