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Children of men

Children of men (Motion picture)

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  • For private home use only.


  • Theo Faron is a bureaucrat in a Britain gone despotic. It is 2027 and the entire planet has gone infertile. Women no longer have babies, and chaos has erupted: war, rebellion, mass destruction, and a huge refugee problem, with the imposition of martial law. One day, Theo is kidnapped. His ex-wife Julian has a proposition for her former spouse, and because of their relationship, she thinks Theo will acquiesce. Theo is about to be tossed into a web of intrigue involving the very fate of humanity.


  • Anamorphic widescreen presentation, aspect ratio 1.85:1.
  • Based on the book by P.D. James, originally published in 1992.
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2006.
  • Special features: Deleted scenes (3 min.); The possibility of hope [featurette] (28 min.); "Children of Men" comments by Slavoj Žižek [featurette] (6 min.); Under attack [featurette] (8 min.); Theo & Julian [featurette] (5 min.); Futuristic design [featurette] (9 min.); Visual effects: Creating the baby [featurette] (3 min.).
  • DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital 5.1.
  • In English, dubbed French or Spanish, with optional subtitles in English SDH, French, or Spanish.


  • Baby Diego -- Strawberry cough -- Kidnapped -- "In the Court of the Crimson King" -- Transit papers -- Old tricks -- Only trust you -- Safe house -- Making an exit -- Faith and chance -- Breaking in -- Waiting for Syd -- Prison -- Miraculous birth -- Escape route -- Reasonable accommodations -- The uprising -- Cease-fire -- Tomorrow
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