Futuristic Jodie Foster-Matt Dimon starrer ‘Elysium’ set for Friday release

NEW DELHI: Elysium, a futuristic science fiction action drama directed by Neill Blomkamp (writer, director District 9) which is reflective of the situation today is being released in Hindi and English on 27 September.

The 109-minute film stars Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley, Alice Braga, Diego Luna, William Fichtner, and Wagner Moura.

In the year 2159, 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 planet’s crime and poverty, and they critically need the state-of-the-art medical care available on Elysium - but some in Elysium will stop at nothing to enforce anti-immigration laws and preserve their citizens’ luxurious lifestyle. 

The only man with the chance to bring equality to these worlds is Max, an ordinary guy in desperate need to get to Elysium.  With his life hanging in the balance, he reluctantly takes on a dangerous mission - one that pits him against Elysium’s Secretary Delacourt and her hard-line forces - but if he succeeds, he could save not only his own life, but millions of people on Earth as well.

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