Feature - International / European premiere

By Day and By Night (De día y de noche)

  • Alejandro Molina /
  • Mexico /
  • 2009 /
  • 90 mins

Sandra Echeverría, Marius Biegai, Manuel Balbi, Richie Mestre / Fiction / Spanish

Gattaca meets Rollerball meets Blade Runner...

When over-population makes coexistence impossible, the government decides to divide the population by implanting an enzyme into people's DNA. As a result, all humans are now regulated by sunlight and darkness, transforming them into day or nighttime creatures, destined never to meet. Stunning cinematography in a palette of grays and blues, and stylish production design add to the atmosphere in this quietly absorbing sci-fi drama.

2011 Archive

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  • #1 Lea Pilgrim / Friday 24 June, 2011 / 11:10 GMT

    1970's sci-fi meets Ladyhawk. Nothing original - the most disappointing film of the Festival.

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