Soylent Green

  • Richard Fleischer /
  • USA /
  • 1973 /
  • 97 mins

Charlton Heston, Leigh Taylor-Young, Edward G Robinson, Chuck Connors, Joseph Cotten, Brock Peters, Paula Kelly, Stephen Young

Fleischer takes us into a dystopian future, and creates a science-fiction classic in the process.

Earth, 2022. A polluted, over-populated world of exhausted natural resources, dead eco-systems, civil disorder, assisted suicide, and murder. With outstanding work from Charlton Heston, and an incredibly poignant final performance from the legendary Edward G Robinson, Fleischer’s unforgettable sci-fi parable, adapted from Harry Harrison’s 1966 novel Make Room! Make Room!, is now more frighteningly resonant than ever.

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