release year:1976 genre:sci-fi viewing setting:home laserdisc, 10/22/97 what I expected:dated sci-fi adventure what I got:pretty much that
synopsis:In the future, people live inside a gigantic domed city, where every need and want is provided automatically. There's only one catch: when you turn 30, you have to die. Is there any escape from this society?
impressions:This had some slow parts, but it was fairly entertaining, and neat. It was also ahead of its time, and depicted a society that could really come about. For more information on this movie, look here.
acting:Michael York is the Sandman (cop) turned runner; Jenny Agutter is the runner who eventually falls in love with him. Others have minor roles, especially Farrah Fawcett-Majors, who plays a total ditz.
final word:Classic sci-fi, which shouldn't be forgotten.
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