Children of men /

Theo Faron is a bureaucrat in a Britain gone despotic. It is 2027 and the entire planet has gone infertile. Women no longer have babies, and chaos has erupted: war, rebellion, mass destruction, and a huge refugee problem, with the imposition of martial law. One day, Theo is kidnapped. His ex-wife Ju...

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Corporate Author: Ingenious Film Partners (Firm), (Contributor)
Other Authors: Cuarón, Alfonso, (Screenwriter)
Sexton, Timothy J., 1959-
(Screenwriter)

Arata, David,
(Screenwriter)

Fergus, Mark,
(Screenwriter)

Ostby, Hawk,
(Screenwriter)

Owen, Clive,
(Actor)

Moore, Julianne,
(Actor)

Ejiofor, Chiwetel, 1977-
(Actor)

Hunnam, Charlie, 1980-
(Actor)

Ashitey, Clare-Hope, 1987-
(Actor)

Ferris, Pam,
(Actor)

Huston, Danny, 1962-
(Actor)

Mullan, Peter,
(Actor)

Caine, Michael,
(Actor)

Pellea, Oana,
(Actor)

Sharma, Phaldut.

Koman, Jacek, 1956-
(Actor)

Lubezki, Emmanuel,
(director of photography.)

Tavener, John,
(composer (expression))

James, P. D.
Format: Movie DVD
Language:English
French
Spanish
Published:Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2007]
Edition:Widescreen [edition].
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Uniform Title:Children of men (Motion picture)
Summary:Theo Faron is a bureaucrat in a Britain gone despotic. It is 2027 and the entire planet has gone infertile. Women no longer have babies, and chaos has erupted: war, rebellion, mass destruction, and a huge refugee problem, with the imposition of martial law. One day, Theo is kidnapped. His ex-wife Julian has a proposition for her former spouse, and because of their relationship, she thinks Theo will acquiesce. Theo is about to be tossed into a web of intrigue involving the very fate of humanity.
Copyright:©2007
Language Notes:In English, dubbed French or Spanish, with optional subtitles in English SDH, French, or Spanish.
General Notes:Anamorphic widescreen presentation, aspect ratio 1.85:1.
Based on the book by P.D. James, originally published in 1992.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2006.
Special features: Deleted scenes (3 min.); The possibility of hope [featurette] (28 min.); "Children of Men" comments by Slavoj Žižek [featurette] (6 min.); Under attack [featurette] (8 min.); Theo & Julian [featurette] (5 min.); Futuristic design [featurette] (9 min.); Visual effects: Creating the baby [featurette] (3 min.).
Physical Description:1 videodisc (110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
A/V Characteristics:digital optical surround Dolby Digital 5.1
NTSC
Digital Characteristics:video file DVD video region 1
Credits:Director of photography, Emmanuel Lubezki ; editors, Alex Rodríguez, Alfonso Cuarón ; original music "Fragments of a Prayer" by John Tavener ; production designers, Jim Clay, Geoffrey Kirkland ; costume designer, Jany Temime ; special effects supervisor, Paul Corbould ; visual effects supervisors, Frazer Churchill, Timothy Webber.
Performer:Clive Owen, Julianne Moore, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Charlie Hunnam, Claire-Hope Ashitey, Pam Ferris, Danny Huston, Peter Mullan, Michael Caine, Oana Pellea, Paul Sharma, Jacek Koman.
Playing Time:01:50:00
System Details:DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Audience:MPAA rating: Rated R for strong violence, language, some drug use and brief nudity; Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A.
Awards:Venice Film Festival, 2006: Golden Osella - Outstanding Technical Contribution (Emmanuel Lubezki) ; Laterna Magica Prize (Alfonso Cuarón)
Production Credits:Director of photography, Emmanuel Lubezki ; editors, Alex Rodríguez, Alfonso Cuarón ; original music "Fragments of a Prayer" by John Tavener ; production designers, Jim Clay, Geoffrey Kirkland ; costume designer, Jany Temime ; special effects supervisor, Paul Corbould ; visual effects supervisors, Frazer Churchill, Timothy Webber.