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THX 1138 (1971)

Director:
George Lucas
COUNTRY
USA
GENRE
Sci-Fi/Drama
NORWEGIAN TITLE
THX 1138
RUNNING TIME
86 minutes
Producer:
Larry Sturhahn
Screenwriter:
George Lucas
Walter Murch


Cast includes:

CHARACTER ACTOR/ACTRESS RATING
THX 1138 Robert Duvall
SEN 5241 Donald Pleasence
SRT, the hologram Don Pedro Colley
LUH 3417 Maggie McOmie

 

Review

George Lucas' renowned low-key sci-fi has got an inspired Robert Duvall, some intriguing observations and a climatic finale, but lacks nerve and potency for too long. The famous visuals are not uncreative, but except for the final scenes, they give the film a confined, unspatial atmosphere that serve more to limit the characters vitality than give a truly claustrophobic feel. Despite Duvall's efforts, Lucas is never really able to front the humane side of his characters.

Copyright 19.5.2006 Fredrik Gunerius Fevang

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