Gattaca’s Tight Budget Meant They Had To Get Creative
While Andrew Niccol’s 1997 dystopian sci-fi film “Gattaca” was not an enormous earner for its studio (it grossed a mere 12 million on a modest 4 million budget), it did manage to find its way deep into the popular consciousness as a salient commentary on where the world was going.
A 2011 study by NASA declared “Gattaca” to be one of the most likely sci-fi futures predicted by movies (that same study said Roland Emmerich’s “2012” was the most absurd). “Gattaca” takes place in a near-future where the genetic modification of unborn fetuses is commonplace; wealthy parents-to-be can select what sort of genetic talents and qualities their…The post Gattaca’s Tight Budget Meant They Had To Get Creative appeared first on /Film.
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