Let’s Go to the Movies: Week of August 23, 2021: Children of Men

"As the sound of the playgrounds faded, the despair set in. Very odd, what happens in a world without children’s voices." ~ Miriam in Children of Men

Set in London in 2027, this 2006 movie directed by Alfonso Cuarón gives a taste of what our future might be, if we are faced with the extinction of our own human species after women have become sterile. The story is about the desperate efforts to try to restore faith for a future. Starring Julianne Moore, Clive Owen, and Michael Caine.

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More on this movie on Wikipedia.

Listen to John Tavener’s music in this movie: Fragments of a prayer.