Soylent Green (1973)

8.0 / Rated by 1 people

Crime
Mystery
Science Fiction
Thriller
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97 min.
Plot  The 20th century's industrialization has left the world permanently overcrowded, polluted and stagnant by the turn of the 21st century. In 2022, with 40 million people in New York City alone, housing is dilapidated and overcrowded; homeless people fill the streets; about half are unemployed, the few "lucky" ones with jobs are only barely scraping by themselves, and food and working technology is scarce. Most of the population survives on rations produced by the Soylent Corporation, whose newest product is Soylent Green, a green wafer advertised to contain "high-energy plankton" from the world's oceans, more nutritious and palatable than its predecessors "Red" and "Yellow", but in short supply.

New York City Police Department detective Frank Thorn (Charlton Heston) lives with his aged friend Solomon "Sol" Roth (Edward G. Robinson). Due to Roth's advanced age, he remembers life before its current miserable state, and he routinely waxes nostalgic for his youth when the air was cl...
  

Director(s)

Cast

Charlton Heston
Detective Frank Thorn
Joseph Cotten
William R. Simonson
Stephen Young
Gilbert
Roy Jenson
Donovan
Whit Bissell
Gov. Santini
Dick Van Patten
Usher #1

Others

All Titles

Soylent Green
English Original Title

Release Dates

Country

United States

Language

English

Updates

Sakuragi rated Soylent Green (1973) with 8.0 stars / 11.04.2019



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