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Equilibrium [DVD] [2002]

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    Overall Customer Rating:
    93% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (165 out of 177)

    Synopsis


    Equilibrium
    A man who dares to feel finds his life in danger in this cautionary science fiction drama. In the future, after a Third World War has decimated much of the Earth's population, a new nation known as Libria rises up under the unquestioned leadership of Dupont (Angus MacFadyen). Believing human emotions and their expression were to blame for the failings of past societies, The Father has decreed that all citizens must take a daily dose of Prozia II, a drug which levels out the emotional landscape, and that all forms of creative expression are against the law; violating either regulation can be punished by death. John Preston (Christian Bale) is a Grammaton, an elite law enforcement officer who tracks down and punishes "sense offenders." One day, Preston accidentally fails to take his Prozia II, and for the first time begins experiencing emotions himself. Preston becomes aware of an underground of rebels who refuse to take their medication and have embraced art and literature, and he finds himself becoming infatuated with one of their number, Mary O'Brian (Emily Watson). Equilibrium is the second feature-length directorial effort from Kurt Wimmer, whose screenwriting credits include The Thomas Crown Affair and Sphere. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

    Cast & Crew


    • Christian Bale
      Christian Bale - John Preston
    • Emily Watson
      Emily Watson - Mary O'Brian
    • Taye Diggs
      Taye Diggs - Brandt
    • Angus MacFadyen
      Angus MacFadyen - Dupont
    • Sean Bean
      Sean Bean - Partridge




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