Code 46 (2003)

Code 46 (2003)

Released: 2003
Genre: Country, drama, Genre, romance, uk
Director: Michael Winterbottom
Starring: Om Puri, Samantha Morton, Tim Robbins,
Run time: 93 min
IMDb: 6.2/10
Country: UK
Views: 131177

Synopsis

This movie is a love story set in a Brave New World-type near-future where cities are heavily controlled and only accessible through checkpoints. People cannot travel unless they have “papeles” (papers in Spanish; words and sentences in many languages, especially Spanish, French, and Chinese are mixed with English in this new world), a special travel permit issued by the totalitarian government, the “Sphinx”. Outside these cities, the desert has taken over and shanty towns are jammed with non-citizens – people without IDs forced to live primitive lives. William Geld (Tim Robbins) is a family man who works as a government investigator. When he is sent to Shanghai to solve a case of fake IDs, he meets a woman named Maria Gonzales (Samantha Morton). Although he realizes she is behind the forgeries, he cannot help but fall completely in love with her. He hides her crime and they have a wild, passionate affair that can only last as long as his visa: twenty-four hours. Back home, William is…

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