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People in the future live in a totalitarian society. A technician named THX 1138 lives a mundane life between work and taking a controlled consumption of drugs that the government uses to make puppets out of people. As THX is without drugs for the first time he has feelings for a woman and they start a secret relationship.

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Directed by

George Lucas

Written by

George Lucas (Screenplay)
Walter Murch (Screenplay)

Runtime

86 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Visit the future where love is the ultimate crime.

Cast

Keywords

computer prison police hearing drug addiction psychological thriller dystopian future dystopia future totalitarian regime bald mind control based on short film phasing subterranean town hologram

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