Children of Men

I just finished watching Children of Men. Filmed in cold quasi-monochrome, it is set in a dystopic near future. What is the most troubling and sobering aspect of the film is that the run-down London of the future hardly looks any different from poor parts of it in the present. Moreover, the futuristic war-ravaged rubble-filled refugee camp of random death and pointless suffering and pain also exists in our real present: it is called Baghdad, or maybe Gaza, as Jod noticed.

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