If you haven’t seen District 9, shame on you. If you haven’t seen the trailer for ELYSIUM … look down.
In the year 2154, two classes of people exist: the very wealthy, who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. The people of Earth are desperate to escape the planetbs crime and poverty, and they critically need the state-of-the-art medical care available on Elysium b but some in Elysium will stop at nothing to enforce anti-immigration laws and preserve their citizensb luxurious lifestyle. The only man with the chance to bring equality to these worlds is Max (Matt Damon), an ordinary guy in desperate need to get to Elysium. With his life hanging in the balance, he reluctantly takes on a dangerous mission b one that pits him against Elysiumbs Secretary Delacourt (Jodie Foster) and her hard-line forces b but if he succeeds, he could save not only his own life, but millions of people on Earth as well.
Cast: Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley, Diego Luna
Director: Neill Blomkamp
Released in Australia on AUGUST 15th.