1997 Certificate: 15


After he's born with a heart condition, a young man's dreams of travelling into space are dashed... until he realises he can assume the identity of an athlete and beat the genetic laws. However, a murder throws his plans into confusion. This superior offering is both sci-fi fantasy and hardboiled thriller. The title is composed of letters used in the component elements of human DNA.


  • Andrew Niccol


  • Uma Thurman

  • Ethan Hawke

  • Jude Law

  • Loren Dean

  • Gore Vidal

  • Alan Arkin