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In 2154, assembly line worker Max Da Costa (Matt Damon) is hurt in an accident and tries to make his way to Elysium, a space colony for the rich and powerful whoā€™ve left the polluted Earth behind them. Director Neill Blomkamp went from District 9 (2009) to this more elaborate Hollywood movie, but they share themes. This is a dystopian tale with a social message, a vision of Earth where the haves are so far ahead of the have-nots that theyā€™ve even left the planet. Thereā€™s an attempt to create a touching, emotional background for Damonā€™s character, but the brutal action and the grand sci-fi design is more engaging.Ā 

2013-U.S. 109 min. Color. Widescreen. Written and directed byĀ Neill Blomkamp. Cast: Matt Damon (Max Da Costa), Jodie Foster (Delacourt), Sharlto Copley (C.M. Kruger), Alice Braga, Diego Luna, Wagner Mouraā€¦ William Fichtner.



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