THX 1138

(1970 Science Fiction)





Donald Pleasence and Robert Duvall



The air was full of electricity and great excitement. There was an almost tangible feeling that
it was going to be a very big film and that everyone concerned with it was going
to be very powerful in the movie business one day.


---Donald Pleasence




ALTERNATE TITLES:

L'UOMO CHE FUGGI' DAL FUTURO (Italian title)



CAST AND CREW:

ROBERT DUVALL (THX 1138)
DONALD PLEASENCE (SEN 5241)
MAGGIE McOMIE (LUH 3417)
DON PEDRO COLLEY (SRT)
IAN WOLFE (PTO)
JOHNNY WEISSMULLER, JR. (Chrome Robot)
MARSHALL EFRON (TWA)
SID HAIG (NCH)
JOHN PEARCE (DWY)
DAVID OGDEN STIERS (Announcer)

Directed by GEORGE LUCAS
Written by GEORGE LUCAS and WALTER MURCH
(Based on a story by GEORGE LUCAS)
Produced by LAWRENCE STURHAHN



SYNOPSIS:

Futuristic tale of a society where people are ruled by computers and forbidden to have human emotions and sexual yearnings.



PLEASENCE'S CHARACTER:

Pleasence plays SEN 5241---a coniving citizen of the underground society, who desires to become THX 1138's new roommate.



GRAPHICS:

  • DONALD PLEASENCE AS SEN 5241
  • PLEASENCE ENTERTAINING YOUNG CHILD
  • IAN WOLFE, PLEASENCE, GEORGE LUCAS, AND ROBERT DUVALL



    REVIEWS:

  • ROGER GREENSPUN (The New York Times)
  • STEFAN KANFER (Time)



    ESSAYS:

  • SCOTT BUKATMAN



    VIDEO/LASER DISC/DVD AVAILABILITY:

    NTSC VIDEO TO BUY---AMAZON.COM



    DIRECTOR LINKS:

  • DAN RAZZAIA'S LUCAS SITE



    FILM LINKS:

  • INTERNET MOVIE DATABASE
  • THE THX 1138 HOMEPAGE



    Photos 1970 WARNER BROTHERS / AMERICAN ZOETROPE. All Rights Reserved.

    Logo designed by Karen Rappaport






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