Essays Tagged: "Gattaca"

FIlm Analysis of Gataca, Concentration in ethics.

INTRODUCTIONThe film "Gattaca" explores a world where genetic engineering has reached a level that people can be designed ... keup. IF one was not built then one is by nature inferior. Even its title hints at something more. "Gattaca" is derived from the chemicals that make p the DNA chain (guanine, adenine, thymine, and cyt ... ding launch and Vincent achieves his goal of reaching space.TECHNOLOGICAL ANALYSISThe technology of Gattaca is frighteningly close to availability. The full human genome has been mapped and the beginn ...

(7 pages) 73 1 3.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Gattaca Analysis- FilmText

way". Good Morning Class and I am here today to give you a detailed analysis of the first scene in Gattaca, where Vincent Anton describes his feelings of jealousy and hatred of his life in particular ... o distant future is increasing and there is no place for an "in valid" being.Genetic innovations in Gattaca affected the everyday life of the characters in the movie greatly. People were divided into ...

(3 pages) 104 3 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Gattaca and Orwell's 1984 compared. False utopias and there means of control

different. Orwell's world seems to be an overbearing socialist police state where as, the world in Gattaca is almost total control by science. The two pieces were written decades apart from one anoth ... is questionable but if he were to exist it is presumable that he would enjoy every possible comfort.Gattaca has a class system as well but, it is a much simpler one controlled by science. Depending up ...

(2 pages) 36 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Explain how director Andrew Niccol offers viewers a warning about tampering with nature through his film 'Gattaca'

The film Gattaca, which was directed by Andrew Niccol gives viewers a warning about tampering with nature. Th ... a person would not be capable of doing anything bad if it was not in their genetic profile.The film Gattaca gives a warning about the discrimination that results from 'tampering with nature'. In the f ... almost no opportunity to prove yourself. In the film, when Vincent, as Jerome, applies for a job at Gattaca, he goes expecting an interview but all he has to have is a DNA test for him to be accepted. ...

(3 pages) 55 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis


e has the genetic of a serious heart disease. He becomes a door-watcher at space port which name is Gattaca, watching the rocket launches while he should be cleaning toilets.His luck is turned around ... buys someone else's genetic identity in the black-market. Then he eventually let himself working at Gattaca again, but this time as mission specialist; prepare for a mission to Titan. Unfortunately, h ...

(2 pages) 25 0 0.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing


(3 pages) 29 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Production Techniques from "Gattaca" and Their Importance

Production Techniques from Gattaca and Their ImportanceIn the movie "Gattaca", the director uses lots of production techniques ... gh a range of yellow, green and blue filters as if the camera were filtering out any imperfections. Gattaca has a special yellowish-orange glow that makes it look cold and unnatural. All the filters u ... s the story more credible, as genetic engineering might be closer than we imagined. The building of Gattaca is designed b Frank Lloyd Wright, and doesn't seem to have any right angles. Inside, in a bo ...

(2 pages) 35 0 4.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Genetic Tecnology (and the future portrayed in GATTACA)

we brush our hair, scratch our skin, or lose an eyelash, we are giving this information out freely.Gattaca, the movie, shows a possible future for our world and the way our society functions. I belie ... gy is created and introduced. For example, if our world were introduced to the ideas for society in Gattaca, many would fear it, and protest its introduction and use in the world. On the other hand, i ...

(2 pages) 52 0 2.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Gattaca: Movie Review

GattacaGattaca is a science fiction movie where the storyline revolves around genetics. It demonstra ... a valid, Jerome Morrow who exchanges his identity with Vincent's so that Vincent gets accepted onto Gattaca In exchange, Vincent pays him with money and also extends his friendship. Vincent (who has n ...

(2 pages) 56 0 4.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"Gattaca" shows that even if your resume is in your genes, what you make of your life is up to you. Do you agree?

"Gattaca", written and directed by Andrew Niccol, depicts a futuristic world of a cold society, where ...

(3 pages) 51 0 4.3 Jul/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Describe the advantages and disadvantages of living in a world such as that depicted in "Gattaca"

Describe the advantages and disadvantages of living in a world such as that depicted in GATTACA. Secondly, imagine that you live in this world. Describe how you envisage your life, includi ... lude the kinds of issues that people living in this world would have to deal with everyday.The film Gattaca is based on the theme of a eugenic society in which science and medicine are imperative in t ... ould be both numerous advantages and disadvantages of living in a world such as the one depicted in Gattaca. The advantages of living in such a world are primarily based upon the medical and scientifi ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.5 May/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis


Gattaca "˜'They have got discrimination down to a science'' the film "˜GATTACA' shows th ... e film "˜GATTACA' shows that this could become reality the future. Discuss? The movie "˜Gattaca', directed and written by Andrew Niccols (Columbia Pictures 1997), has been based "˜'i ... discrimination will be brought down to a "˜'science''. Niccolas warns us that the world that 'GATTACA' is based upon could soon become our reality. That your whole life will be already planned, ...

(4 pages) 19 0 5.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


I think genetic engineering should be banned. I have made this decision by watching the movie Gattaca and reading the article on Designer Babies. In the movie they show how Invalids and Valids a ... a doctor what you want in your baby so he can grow up to be healthy and strong. In the movie Gattaca, people are born by genetic modification. They are called "Valids". The reason this movie ma ...

(1 pages) 25 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Ethical Nature of Genetic Screening in Humans

kplace. Fears of a eugenics-controlled world arise, like the society depicted in the motion picture Gattaca. Genetic testing in the workplace could serve two purposes. In jobs requiring the handling o ...

(7 pages) 70 1 4.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

A persuasive essay must be written based on this question "Is genetic engineering good or bad?" give examples, evidence,...

oes not deserve having such a harsh life. He deserves a life just like everyone else.A film called "Gattaca" shows a possibility of results of eugenics in the near future. A world where the "valid" an ...

(3 pages) 24 0 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

What ideas link Utopic and Dystopic texts, support your response to this question through a detailed analysis of-1984 by George Orwell,Gattaca directed by Andrew Niccol,Incognito by Claire Carmichael

146;s and 1940’s, such as the Notion of social classes, nationalism and the loss of privacy to Gattaca (1997) directed by Andrew Niccol which presents us with a world rife with oppression and the ... e book clearly asserts the fact that they are on the lowest rungs of society’s ladder.The film Gattaca also deals with ideas of social classes present in society. The film is set in the future wh ...

(4 pages) 1093 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Future World

g doctors and scientists to find the cures. They may never be found.Think of the world in the movie Gattaca if you have seen it. In the whole film I couldn’t spot a natural thing. Everything was ...

(2 pages) 14 0 1.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Themes of Gattaca the Movie

Gattaca is a movie in which many common themes are apparent. The themes that will be discussed are P ... t will be discussed are Potential, Determination and Perfection. Although many more themes occur in Gattaca, these are the most relevant ones.Potential comes up a lot during Gattaca because that's wha ... this medal? It`s silver``. The police didn't believe that an invalid could have a perfect record at Gattaca. To take the idea to the extreme Eugene committed suicide because he couldn't deal with the ...

(2 pages) 19 0 5.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Gender Selection: Is It Right?

al attributes of their child. This seems as if the world might turn into what was seen in the movie Gattaca. In the movie, a family has a child that has no genes altered and is just a typical son. How ... se gender selection and unethical procedures, we could someday turn into a world similar to that in Gattaca. Gender selection should be stopped, and it should be stopped soon before it gets too out of ...

(6 pages) 24 0 0.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects


The film 'Gattaca' written and directed by Andrew Niccola in 1994 is a film about a world where people's genet ... e morrows also shows that even if you are perfect, it doesn't mean you will succeed in the world of Gattaca.There is no room for individuality; everyone has to be perfect to be successful in the world ... sick and degenerated. They are excluded from the society of perfect human beings. Job interviews in Gattaca became DNA testings to see how good your genes were, it became just the matter whether your ...

(2 pages) 2 0 0.0 Aug/2013

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering