In the year 2154, two classes of people exist: the very wealthy, who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. Secretary Delacourt, a government official, will stop at nothing to enforce anti-immigration laws and preserve the luxurious lifestyle of the citizens of Elysium. That doesn't stop the people of Earth from trying to get in by any means they can. When unlucky Max is backed into a corner, he agrees to take on a daunting mission that, if successful, will not only save his life but could bring equality to these polarized worlds. - synopsis from IMDB
Directed by Neill Blomkamp.
Rated 6.6 on IMDB from 355758 votes.
Runtime: 109 min.
At the beginning of the movie, Elysium provides a strong piece of political commentary. Unfortunately, Hollywoodness then takes over and ruins its promise. There are good roles for Foster and Copley. Damon is running on default mode in this one.
Seen: 29 Aug 2013
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