Gattaca

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6. 9/10. A pretty decent sci fi movie. All Ethan Hawke wants to do is go to Mars despite his health not being notch. I would definitely say it's an underrated sci fi movie of the 90's just like The Fifth Element. It seemed like it was subtly saying man must try to push himself hard if he wishes to obtain his dream which is out of reach. Uma Thurman, Jude Law, Loren Dean, and Gore Videl are pretty good here.

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Visible crew/equipment: When Ethan Hawke is picking out a suit and shoes, you see a distinct hand on the left side of the closet holding up what must be a false wall. (00:33:25)

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Trivia: In the Gattaca world, people like Vincent who fake their genetic profile are known as borrowed ladders. This is a reference to the double helix, or ladder shape, of DNA.

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Question: In the scene where Vincent is just about to launch, the doctor testing him mentions his son. My brother seems to think that the doctor knows Vincent is not who he pretends to be because he is Jerome Morrow's father. Is there any evidence for this?

Answer: None whatsoever. The doctor seems to have worked out that Vincent is not who he seems to be from simple observational evidence. It's because of his son that he feels sympathy for Vincent and hasn't revealed that he's tricking the system.

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