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GATTACA theatrical release poster

“There is no gene for the human spirit.”

This is, by far, my favorite movie of all time. It never ceases to inspire whenever I watch it, giving me that much needed shot of ambition. The story takes place in the future when liberal eugenics is the norm. No genetic modification takes place, however it is routine for would-be parents to select the “best” sperm and egg from an extracted batch of their own gametes. Every now and then, a couple decides to conceive a child naturally leaving his or her genetic fate up to a draw of the DNA.

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