Sun 27 Jan

Soylent Green

Cert. 15

Festivals & Series, Special Screenings

Before The Night

97 mins

in English

USA | 1973 | dir. Richard Fleischer, with Charlton Heston, Leigh Taylor-Young, Chuck Connors, Joseph Cotten

This ecological dystopia by Richard Fleischer, sees an overpopulated New York in 2022, struggling with the increasing scarcity of natural resources. Detective Thorn (Charlton Heston) is investigating the murder of a businessman with ties to the Soylent food corporation, which came up with a solution to feed the teaming masses, Soylent Green, a product allegedly made from plankton. But the truth behind it lies behind horrendous secrets that Thorn’s investigation will reveal.


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