Code 46 Movie Review Summary

Actors: Tim Robbins, Togo Igawa, Samantha Morton

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Code 46 is an atmospheric love drama with a futuristic setting where cities are heavily controlled by a totalitarian gorvernment. People can only travel if they have these special permits known as papelles. Tim Robbins stars as goverment investigator William who is sent to Shanghai to solve a case of fake papelles. While there he meets Maria (Samantha Morton) with whom he falls in love with even though he knows she is behind the forgered papelles. They have a wild, passionate affair. Thinking that the case is solved he goes back home to his wife and son in Seattle. At work the next day he finds that the case has been reopened because a friend of Maria's had bleed to death. His boss sends him back to Shanghai where he finds Maria has been sent to an institution for a code 46 violation. Her memory of their relationship was erased as well her pregnancy terminated. Once William get Maria released to his custody he gets a sample of her DNA and finds that she is a 100% match for his mother's DNA and a 50% match to him. This means they can never be lovers and have children. But in the end William desires Maria so much he risks everything for the forbidden love.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzle 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 50% **Fantasy or Science Fiction?**    -   science fiction story Romance    -   Yes Romance Plotlets:    -   love forbidden by society Repressive Society    -   Yes Repression:    -   strict rationing of freedom/goods

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   government investigator Age:    -   40's-50's Has special powers?    -   Yes Magical/mental powers of main character:    -   can read emotions    -   mind reading Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


Earth setting:    -   near future (later in 21st century) Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes Desert?    -   Yes Big cities?    -   Yes Kind of city    -   Beautiful sparkling advanced city

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Tone of movie    -   spiritual Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   touching of personal anatomy    -   impregnation/reproduction    -   seeing full frontal--women    -   sex under blankets

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